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Molecular and Cell Biology

Stream Representative

Dr Philip Lewis: philip.lewis@ucl.ac.uk

Aims

Molecular and Cell Biology concerns the biology of organisms at the cellular level. This is underpinned by knowledge of how cells work at the molecular level.

Objectives

Students who complete this stream will understand:

  • the molecular structure of cells and how molecules interact
  • basic and advanced genetics and genome analysis
  • techniques in molecular biology and their applications
  • the cellular and molecular investigation of disease
Year 1

All Molecular and Cell Biology stream students take:

Year 2

All Molecular and Cell Biology stream students take:

and choose 15 credits from:

Year 3

All Molecular and Cell Biology stream students take:

Students majoring should choose 15 - 30 credits and students minoring should choose 0 - 15 credits of the following:

and additionally major stream students can choose 0 - 30 credits from:

Year 4

All Molecular and Cell Biology stream students majoring take:

Students majoring should choose 30 - 60 credits and students minoring should choose 0 - 30 credits of the following:

The Molecular and Cell Biology stream combines with:

Organic Chemistry

Mathematics and Statistics

Astrophysics

Physics

History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Science