Molecular Genetics (C7123)
15 credits, Level 6
The module will cover the application of molecular genetics to the study of processes in model systems and higher eukaryotes.
Particular topics will include cell cycle and checkpoint control, recombination and mating type switching in lower eukaryotes, gene mapping and cloning disease genes in higher eukaryotes and the production of transgenic plants and animals.
30%: Coursework (Problem Set)
70%: Examination (Unseen examination)
Contact hours and workload
This module is 150 hours of work. This breaks down into 24 hours of contact time and 126 hours of independent study.
This module is running in the academic year 2017/18. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.
This module is offered on the following courses:
- Biochemistry (research placement) MSci
- Biochemistry (with an industrial placement year) BSc
- Biochemistry BSc
- Biochemistry MSci
- Biology (research placement) MSci
- Biology BSc
- Biology MSci
- Biomedical Science (research placement) MSci
- Biomedical Science BSc
- Biomedical Science MSci
- Genetics (research placement) MSci
- Genetics BSc
- Genetics MSci
- Medical Neuroscience (research placement) MSci
- Medical Neuroscience BSc
- Medical Neuroscience MSci
- Neuroscience (research placement) MSci
- Neuroscience BSc
- Neuroscience MSci