Module Database

Information for module BIOS0005

This module is available for 2018/19

If you're a member of UCL you can add this module to your personalised course list

This information is for guidance only. If you are an UCL undergraduate interested in studying one of these courses, you must seek permission from both the providing department and your 'home' department. Appearance in this database is not a guarantee that a course is running in any particular academic year.

Module code:BIOS0005 (Add to my personalised list)
Title:Introduction to Human Sciences
Credit value:15
Division:Division of Biosciences
Module organiser (provisional):Professor Leslie Dale
Organiser's location:Anatomy Building
Available for students in Year(s):1
Module prerequisites:Programme specific core module for BSc Human Sciences and MSci Human Sciences and Evolution. This module is not available to students on any other degree programme. 
Module outline:An introductory module in human sciences that will provide an understanding of the basic principles of biosciences as applied to humans. Topics will include biochemistry, cell biology, evolutionary biology, genetics, health and diseases, and molecular biology. 
Module aims:BIOS1001 will provide an introduction to Human Sciences for new students on the Human Sciences degrees. It will promote integration across disciplines and enable both academic and social bonding amongst the students. 
Module objectives:Students are expected to learn basic principles in biosciences as they apply to the human species and to integrate this with principles learnt form other core modules (ANAT1003 and ANTH1014).  
Key skills provided by module:Students will develop independent learning skills, problem solving, writing, and presentational skills. 
Module timetable: 
Module assessment:

UG FHEQ Level 4

  • Standard assessment pattern:
    • Essay (1,500 words) 25.00%
    • Presentation 25.00%
    • Moodle test two (45 minutes) 25.00%
    • Moodle test one (45 minutes) 25.00%
Taking this module as an option?:Not available as an option. 
Link to virtual learning environment (registered students only) 
Last updated:2017-07-21 08:40:45 by ucgaled