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Biochemistry Communication

SBC301

Credits: 15.0
Semester: YEAR
Timetable:

    Lecture
  • Semester 1: Weeks 1: Tuesday 10 am - 11 am
  • Semester 2: Weeks 16: Monday 1 pm - 2 pm
    Office
  • Semester 1: Weeks 1, 3, 5: Wednesday 10 am -11 am
  • Semester 1: Weeks 1, 3, 5: Wednesday 11 am -12 pm
  • Semester 2: Weeks 2, 4, 6: Wednesday 10 am - 12 pm
  • Semester 2: Weeks 4, 6: Wednesday 10 am - 12 pm

Contact: Dr John Viles
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: None

Most of the teaching will be via small-group tutorials where students will develop an appreciation and experience in various aspects of communication in biochemical science. The module will focus on types and structure of scientific literature, as well as types of journals and the process of peer review. Tutorials will cover approaches to effective short essay writing and delivering scientific talks. Attendance at research seminars is required and a library workshop to developing literature search skills. Tutorials will require a high level of student participation. A number of essays and other course will set and assessment for the module will be Coursework (60%) Final Exam (40%).

Connected course(s): UDF DATA
Assessment: 60.0% Coursework, 40.0% Examination
Level: 6

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