A10MA - Advanced Microbiology 1 - School of Life Sciences - Heriot ...

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A10MA - Advanced Microbiology 1 - School of Life Sciences - Heriot ...

Form 20 Heriot-Watt University - Module Descriptor Template (RAY) Version 3.0 (2007/2008)Module Title Advanced Microbiology 1 School Life Sciences On or Off- onCampusModuleCo-ordinatorDr Wilf J MitchellSCQFLevel10 ModuleCodeA10MA Semester 1 Credits 151. Pre-requisites2. Linked Modules(specify if synoptic)3. Excluded ModulesAdvanced Microbiology 2 – synoptic4. Replacement Module Code:6. Degrees for which thisis a core module7. AimsDate Of Replacement:A1.4MA1, A1.4MB1(part)Sept 20085. Availability as anElectiveBSc (Hons) Microbiology and B Sc (Hons) Biological Sciences (Microbiology)Yes NoXThis module aims to provide in-depth knowledge of areas of current topical interest and research in Microbiology and to develop an understanding of methodologiesemployed in research in these areas.8. SyllabusLecture units will be chosen by students from a list of relevant advanced topics reflecting the research specialisations of staff.1 / 2


Form 20 Heriot-Watt University - Module Descriptor Template (RAY) Version 3.0 (2007/2008)Module Title Advanced Microbiology 1 School Life Sciences On or Off- onCampusModuleCo-ordinatorDr Wilf J MitchellSCQFLevel10 ModuleCodeA10MA Semester 1 Credits 159. Learning Outcomes (HWU Core Skills: Employability and Professional Career Readiness)Subject MasteryUnderstanding, Knowledge and Cognitive SkillsScholarship, Enquiry and Research (Research-Informed Learning)Students will be able to:Comprehend current research areas in MicrobiologyAssess and interpret data from current research in these areasCritically evaluate the literature and research within the microbiological sciencesPersonal AbilitiesIndustrial, Commercial & Professional Practice Autonomy, Accountability & Working with Others Communication, Numeracy & ICTAccess and evaluate complex scientific information, manage time and work to deadlines, develop and present clear arguments based on scientificevidence10. Assessment Methods 11. Re-assessment MethodsMethodDuration of Exam(if applicable)Weighting (%) Synoptic modules? Method Duration of Exam(if applicable)Continuous Assessment 30 AdvancedNot ApplicableMicrobiology 2Written examination 3 hours 7012. Date and VersionDate of Proposal October 2007 Date of Approval bySchool Committee29 th October 2007 Date ofImplementationSeptember 2008VersionNumber12 / 2

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