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Module code:BIOC1001(Add to my personalised list)
Title:Biochemistry and Molecular Biology A
Credit value:.5
Division:Division of Biosciences
Module organiser:Dr C J Taylorson
Organiser's location:Darwin Building
Available for students in Year(s):1,2,
Module prerequisites:A or AS level Chemistry or equivalent 
Module outline:Biochemistry 1001 provides a general introduction to cell biology, nucleic acids, protein structure, metabolic biochemistry, cell physiology, cell signalling, and immunology. It is a pre-requisite for several second year courses and is normally taken in year 1. 
Module aims:-To introduce students to the ideas and techniques of cellular and molecular biology that are essential for a basic understanding of modern biology. This course provides the foundation for second year study and supplements other course units. -To introduce students to the requirements of university study in the biological sciences and to encourage them to develop the skills they will need to succeed in their studies. 
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Module assessment:Unseen two-hour written examination 60.00%.
In-class test (one hour) 30.00%.
Online exercises 10.00%. 
Notes:For practicals you can make a choice between Wednesdays or Fridays, although normally once a choice is made you continue with that day throughout the year.  
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Link to virtual learning environment(registered students only) 
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