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Biomedical Sciences

SCQF Level 08 (14 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
BIME08013 SS1 Biomedical Sciences 1 Semester 1 20
BIME08007 SV1 Biomedical Sciences 2 Full Year 40
BIME08010VV1 Biomedical Sciences 2: Fundamental Principles Semester 1 20
BIME08011 SV1 Cells to Organisms 2 Semester 1 20
BIME08014 SS1 Chemical Pharmacology 2 Semester 2 20
BIME08004 SV1 Medical Biology 1 Semester 2 20
BIME08012 SV1 Microorganisms, Infection and Immunity 2 Semester 2 20
BIME08006 SV1 Our Changing World Semester 1 20
CHEM08022 SV1 Biological Chemistry 1A Semester 1 20
CHEM08023 SV1 Biological Chemistry 1B Semester 2 20
BILG08005 Evolution in Action 2 Not delivered this year 20
BILG08003 SV1 Genes and Gene Action 2 Semester 2 20
BILG08015 SV1 Molecules, Genes and Cells 1 Semester 2 20
BILG08009 SV1 The Dynamic Cell 2 Semester 1 20

SCQF Level 09 (23 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
BIME09013 SV1 Anatomy and Development 3 Semester 2 20
BIME09011 SV1 Applied Pharmacology 3 Semester 2 20
BIME09008 SV1 Biomedical Sciences 3 Full Year 40
BIME09009VV1 Biomedical Sciences 3: Obtaining, Analysing and Evaluating Data (VS1) Semester 1 20
BIME09014 SS1 Infectious Diseases 3 Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 20
BIME09005 SV1 Mechanisms of Brain Development 3 Semester 1 20
BIME09002 SV1 Medical Microbiology 3 Semester 2 20
BIME09012 SV1 Neuroscience 3 Semester 2 20
BIME09003 SV1 Pharmacology 3 Semester 1 20
BIME09004 SV1 Physiology 3 Semester 1 20
BIME09006 SV1 Reproductive Biology 3 Semester 2 20
BIME09015 SS1 Research Strategies in Biomedical Laboratory Sciences Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 20
BILG09006 SV1 Behavioural Ecology 3 Semester 2 20
BILG09014 SV1 Biotechnology 3 Semester 2 20
BILG09010 SV1 Developmental Biology 3 Semester 2 20
BILG09011 SV1 Evolution and Ecology of Plants 3 Semester 2 20
BILG09004 SV1 Evolutionary and Ecological Genetics 3 Semester 1 20
BILG09005 SV1 Genomes and Genomics 3 Semester 2 20
BILG09007 SV1 Immunology 3 Semester 1 20
BILG09001 SV1 Molecular Cell Biology 3 Semester 2 20
BILG09002 SV1 Molecular Genetics 3 Semester 1 20
BILG09013 SV1 Molecular Microbiology 3 Semester 1 20
BILG09015 SV1 Structures and Functions of Proteins 3 Semester 1 20

SCQF Level 10 (60 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
BIME10056 SS1 Academic Medicine Full Year 10
BIME10058 SS1 Academic Surgery Full Year 10
BIME10044 SS1 Anatomy and Development Core Full Year 20
BIME10043 SS1 Anatomy and Development Grant Proposal Semester 2 10
BIME10042 SS1 Anatomy and Development Project Semester 2 40
BIME10041 SS1 Anatomy and Development Synoptic Exam Full Year 10
BIME10048 SS1 Anatomy of the head and neck Semester 1 20
BIME10045 SS1 Anatomy of the limbs Semester 1 20
BIME10035 SS1 Antibiotic Crisis Semester 1 20
BIME10046 SS1 Applied Human Osteology Semester 1 20
BIME10068 SS1 Bioethics, Law and Social Science: Foundations of Knowledge Full Year 20
BIME10069 SS1 Bioethics, Law and Society: Research project Semester 2 40
BIME10064 SS1 Biomedical Laboratory Sciences Core Full Year 40
BIME10067 SS1 Biomedical Laboratory Sciences Project Full Year 40
BIME10066 SS1 Biomedical Laboratory Sciences Project Preview Dissertation Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 10
BIME10065 SS1 Biomedical Laboratory Sciences Reflective Portfolio Full Year 10
BIME10038 SS1 Biomedical Sciences Core Full Year 20
BIME10002 SS1 Biomedical Sciences Project Semester 2 40
BIME10040 SS1 Biomedical Sciences Synoptic Examination Semester 2 10
BIME10049 SS1 Biomedicine, Ethics and Society: Contemporary Issues Semester 1 20
BIME10030 SS1 Cancer Biology and Medicine Semester 1 20
BIME10029 SS1 Cardiovascular Pharmacology & Therapeutics Semester 1 20
BIME10028 SS1 Conception to Parturition Semester 1 20
BIME10039 SS1 Critical Analysis Skills in Biomedical Sciences Semester 2 10
BIME10080 SS1 Data Science Project Semester 2 40
BIME10076 SS1 Data Science for Health and Biomedical Sciences Semester 1 20
BIME10027 SS1 Development and Disease Semester 1 20
BIME10026 SS1 Developmental and Clinical Neuroscience Semester 1 20
BIME10025 SS1 Diagnostics and therapeutics for infectious disease Semester 1 20
BIME10062 SS1 Emergency Medicine Semester 1 20
BIME10024 SS1 Endocrine Physiology and Pharmacology Semester 1 20
BIME10023 SS1 Forensic Investigation Semester 1 20
BIME10078 Future Perspectives 4 (FP4) Not delivered this year 10
BIME10074 SV1 Gametes and Gonads Semester 1 20
BIME10022 SS1 Genetic and Environmental Influences on Behaviour and Mental Health Semester 1 20
BIME10021 SS1 Global Health and Infectious Diseases Semester 1 20
BIME10054 SS1 Health Sciences Project Semester 2 40
BIME10020 SS1 Hormones & Behaviour Semester 1 20
BIME10073 SV1 Human Genetics and Molecular Medicine Semester 1 20
BIME10036 SS1 Inflammation and Tissue Repair Semester 1 20
BIME10018 Integrative Physiology Not delivered this year 20
BIME10053 SS1 Literature Evaluation and Review Semester 1 10
BIME10063 SS1 Medical Anthropology Semester 1 20
BIME10011 SS1 Neural circuits for learning and memory Semester 1 20
BIME10070 Neurobiology of Cognition in Health and Disease Not delivered this year 20
BIME10032 SS1 Neurodegeneration, obesity and cancer: genetics and beyond Semester 1 20
BIME10009 SS1 Neuroimaging Semester 1 20
BIME10008 SS1 Neurotransmitters In Action Semester 1 20
BIME10059 SS1 Primary Care Semester 1 20
BIME10060 SS1 Primary Care - Clinical Correlation Full Year 10
BIME10007 Receptors, signalling and regulation of cell responsiveness Not delivered this year 20
BIME10017 Regenerative Medicine Not delivered this year 20
BIME10037 SV1 Reproductive Cancers Semester 1 20
BIME10075 SS1 Reproductive Toxicology Semester 1 20
BIME10079 SS1 Research Design and Reproducible Science Skills Full Year 20
BIME10052 SS1 Research Skills in Health Sciences Full Year 20
BIME10015 SS1 Science Communication Semester 1 20
BIME10055 SS1 Scientific Frontiers of Medicine Semester 1 20
BIME10014 Sensory Physiology and Dysfunction Not delivered this year 20
BIME10057 SS1 Surgical Science Semester 1 20

SCQF Level 11 (137 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
BIME11142 SS1 'Digital Making' and 'Information Visualisation' for science communication and public engagement Semester 2 10
BIME11108 SS1 Advanced Human Anatomy 1 Semester 1 20
BIME11109 SS1 Advanced Human Anatomy 2 Flexible 20
BIME11133 SS1 Anatomy Law and Ethics Semester 1 10
BIME11131 Anatomy and Medical Imaging Not delivered this year 10
BIME11117 SS1 Anti-Infective Therapy and Resistance Flexible 10
BIME11180 SS1 Applied Interdisciplinary Research in Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health Flexible 20
BIME11156 SS1 Artificial Organs Flexible 10
BIME11149 SS1 Basic Human Anatomy, Imaging and Embryology 1 Semester 1 40
BIME11150 SS1 Basic Human Anatomy, Imaging and Embryology 2 Semester 2 40
BIME11160 SS1 Behavioural Flexibility Flexible 10
BIME11166 SS1 Cancer Biology 1 Blocks 1-3 (Sem 1-2) 80
BIME11176 SS1 Cancer Biology 2 Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 80
BIME11197 SV1 Cancer Stem Cells Flexible 10
BIME11187 SS1 Cancer Vaccine Science Flexible 10
BIME11027 SS1 Climate Change: Policy and Practice Flexible 10
BIME11199 SV1 Climate change and infectious disease Flexible 10
BIME11123 SS1 Clinical Syndromes and Infection Flexible 10
BIME11026 Communication and Public Engagement of Conservation Not delivered this year 10
BIME11120 SS1 Community Acquired Infections and Public Health Flexible 10
BIME11186 SS1 Comparative Oncology and Veterinary Cancer Flexible 10
BIME11141 SS1 Connecting Environment and Society Flexible 10
BIME11204 SS1 Conservation Finance Flexible 10
BIME11025 SS1 Conservation Genetics Flexible 10
BIME11130 SS1 Conservation Psychology Flexible 10
BIME11145 SS1 Conservation and Conflict Flexible 10
BIME11183 SS1 Core Data Analysis and Presentation Skills in Cancer Research Semester 2 20
BIME11068 SS1 Core Skills Course Block 1 (Sem 1) 0
BIME11054 SS1 Creative Arts in Science Engagement Semester 2 10
BIME11089 SS1 Creative Arts in Science Engagement Semester 2 10
BIME11046 SS1 Dialogue for Science Communication and Public Engagement Semester 2 20
BIME11085 SS1 Dialogue for Science Communication and Public Engagement Semester 1 10
BIME11191 SS1 Dissertation (Cancer Biology and Precision Oncology) Full Year 60
BIME11099 Dissertation (Zhejiang) Not delivered this year 90
BIME11032 SS1 Ecosystem Health and Sustainability Flexible 20
BIME11137 SS1 Ecosystem Resilience and Extreme Events Flexible 10
BIME11105 SS1 Embryology Flexible 10
BIME11195 SS1 Engagement and Enrichment in STEM Education (STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) Semester 2 10
BIME11157 SS1 Environmental Ethics and Governance Flexible 20
BIME11205 SV1 Epigenetics and Cancer Flexible 10
BIME11188 Epigenomics and Cancer Not delivered this year 10
BIME11033 SS1 Evolution and Biodiversity Flexible 20
BIME11092 Forensic Medicine and Science Not delivered this year 20
BIME11103 SS1 Fundamentals of Human Anatomy 1 Semester 1 20
BIME11104 SS1 Fundamentals of Human Anatomy 2 Semester 2 20
BIME11161 SV1 Fundamentals of cancer with focus on infectious causes Block 1 (Sem 1) 10
BIME11165 SS1 Genes and Disease 1 Blocks 1-3 (Sem 1-2) 80
BIME11177 SS1 Genes and Disease 2 Block 5 (sem 2) 80
BIME11200 SS1 Global Challenges and Science Communication/Engagement Practices Flexible 20
BIME11031 SS1 Global Citizenship Flexible 10
BIME11122 SS1 HIV Infected and other Immune-Compromised Patients Flexible 10
BIME11111 SS1 Histology Flexible 10
BIME11110 SS1 Imaging Flexible 10
BIME11121 SS1 Infection Prevention and Control Flexible 10
BIME11174 SS1 Infection and Immunity 1 Blocks 1-3 (Sem 1-2) 80
BIME11171 SS1 Infection and Immunity 2 Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 80
BIME11167 SS1 Infection, Inflammation and Immunity 1 Blocks 1-3 (Sem 1-2) 80
BIME11168 SS1 Infection, Inflammation and Immunity 2 Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 80
BIME11043 Integrative Neuroscience Not delivered this year 80
BIME11107 SS1 Introduction to Immunology Flexible 10
BIME11080 SS1 Introduction to Science Communication and Public Engagement Semester 1 10
BIME11012 SS1 Invasive Non-Native Species Flexible 10
BIME11116 SS1 Laboratory Practice in Microbiology, Virology and Serology Flexible 10
BIME11011 SS1 Land Use and Food Security Flexible 10
BIME11193 SV1 Led by locals: power and participation in conservation Flexible 10
BIME11189 SS1 Lifestyle, Genes and Cancer Flexible 10
BIME11098 Literature Review (Zhejiang) Not delivered this year 40
BIME11155 SS1 MSc Clinical Anatomy dissertation Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
BIME11063 SV1 MSc Dissertation (Dissertation only mode) Full Year 180
BIME11042 SS1 MSc Human Anatomy Dissertation Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
BIME11181 SS1 Molecular Biology of Cancer I: The hallmarks of cancer Block 1 (Sem 1) 10
BIME11184 SS1 Molecular Biology of Cancer II: Tumour host interactions Semester 2 10
BIME11173 SS1 Molecular Biomedicine and Informatics 1 Blocks 1-3 (Sem 1-2) 80
BIME11170 SS1 Molecular Biomedicine and Informatics 2 Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 80
BIME11119 SS1 Molecular Diagnostics of Infection Flexible 10
BIME11097 SS1 Museum Exhibitions, Interpretation and Informal Learning Semester 2 10
BIME11004 SS1 Neuroanatomy Semester 2 10
BIME11106 SS1 Neuroanatomy Flexible 10
BIME11198 Objects, Place and Stories Not delivered this year 10
BIME11179 SS1 Planning Applied Interdisciplinary Research in Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health Block 2 (Sem 1) 10
BIME11179 SS1 Planning Applied Interdisciplinary Research in Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health Block 3 (Sem 2) 10
BIME11179 SS1 Planning Applied Interdisciplinary Research in Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health Block 4 (Sem 2) 10
BIME11101 Poster Presentation (Zhejiang) Not delivered this year 10
BIME11182 SS1 Precision Oncology I: Multi-omic approaches in oncology Semester 1 10
BIME11185 SS1 Precision Oncology II: Cancer Drug Discovery and Clinical Application Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 10
BIME11087 SS1 Principles and Practice in Public Engagement with Science Semester 2 10
BIME11129 SS1 Principles and Practice in Public Engagement with Science (II) Semester 2 10
BIME11090 SS1 Principles and Practice in Science Communication and Public Engagement Semester 1 20
BIME11194 Project Management of Development Aid Not delivered this year 10
BIME11102 Project Presentation and Defence (Zhejiang) Not delivered this year 20
BIME11163 Public Health Systems in High, Low and Middle Income Countries Not delivered this year 10
BIME11202 SS1 Qualitative Research Skills for Science Communication, Public Engagement and Informal Learning Semester 2 20
BIME11201 SS1 Quantitative and Mixed Methods Research Skills for Science Communication, Public Engagement and Informal Learning Semester 2 20
BIME11162 Reflections on Circular Health Not delivered this year 10
BIME11136 Reflections on Professional Development Not delivered this year 10
BIME11100 Reflective Portfolio (Zhejiang) Not delivered this year 20
BIME11190 SV1 Reproductive Tract Cancers Flexible 10
BIME11192 Reproductive and Maternal Health Not delivered this year 10
BIME11065 SS1 Research Project Proposal Flexible 20
BIME11169 SS1 Research Proposal (ZJE) Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 20
BIME11077 SCPE Critical Analysis/Research Project Not delivered this year 60
BIME11164 SS1 Science Communication and Engagement for Practice Block 5 (sem 2) 10
BIME11135 SS1 Science Communication and Public Engagement Dissertation Full Year 60
BIME11075 SS1 Science Communication and Public Engagement Placement 2 Semester 2 10
BIME11128 SS1 Science Communication/Public Engagement Dissertation Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
BIME11047 SS1 Science Communication/Public Engagement Placement Semester 1 10
BIME11081 Science Communication/Public Engagement Placement Not delivered this year 10
BIME11196 SS1 Science Education: Engagement and Enrichment Semester 1 10
BIME11113 SS1 Science and Biology of Bacteria Flexible 10
BIME11115 SS1 Science and Biology of Fungi, Parasites and Prions Flexible 10
BIME11114 SS1 Science and Biology of Viruses Flexible 10
BIME11083 SS1 Science and the Media Semester 2 10
BIME11203 SS1 Science communication/public engagement/informal learning dissertation Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 80
BIME11144 SS1 Science in Context Semester 2 10
BIME11051 SS1 Science, Policy and Practice Semester 2 10
BIME11084 SS1 Science, Policy and Practice Semester 1 10
BIME11127 SS1 Science, Society and the Media Semester 1 20
BIME11178 SS1 Scientific Analysis, Review and Presentation: Infectious Diseases Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 10
BIME11158 SS1 Species Translocations Flexible 10
BIME11175 SS1 Stem Cell and Cancer Biology 1 Blocks 1-3 (Sem 1-2) 80
BIME11172 SS1 Stem Cell and Cancer Biology 2 Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 80
BIME11154 SS1 Surgery, Radiology and Histology 1 Semester 1 10
BIME11153 SS1 Surgery, Radiology and Histology 2 Semester 2 10
BIME11151 SS1 Teaching Anatomy Full Year 20
BIME11206 SS1 Teaching Practice and Reflection Full Year 10
BIME11020 SS1 The Marine Environment Flexible 10
BIME11020 SS1 The Marine Environment Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 10
BIME11019 SS1 The Modern Zoo Flexible 10
BIME11143 The Nexus of Food Security and Global Health Not delivered this year 10
BIME11076 SS1 The Role of Social Media in Science Communication Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 10
BIME11056 SS1 The Role of Social Media in Science Communication and Public Engagement Semester 1 10
BIME11018 SS1 The Use of Artificial Reproductive Technologies in Threatened Species Flexible 10
BIME11139 Transdisciplinary policy approaches for addressing the public health and development challenges of the 21st century Not delivered this year 10
BIME11036 SS1 Understanding Infectious Diseases Flexible 20
BIME11146 SS1 Understanding Science Semester 2 10
BIME11152 SS1 Visualising Human Anatomy Flexible 10
BIME11148 SS1 Wildlife Trade Flexible 10
BIME11016 SS1 Written Reflective Element for the MSc in Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health Full Year 60
BIME11125 SS1 Written reflective element for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Flexible 60
BIME11039 SS1 Written reflective element for Global Health and Infectious Diseases Full Year 60
Key
Available to all students - SV
Not available to visiting students - SS
Part-year visiting students only - VV
 
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