Life Sciences

Life Sciences Masters Research Proposal

Module code: 100C9
Level 7 (Masters)
15 credits in spring teaching
Teaching method: Tutorial *
Assessment modes: Coursework

On this module you will use primary literature to study the background to a biological problem in the fields of genetic manipulation and/or cell biology. You will then devise an experimental strategy by which this problem can be studied, giving details of techniques and resources that will be used to address the problem.

Module learning outcomes

  • Use primary literature and unpublished data to synthesise hypotheses.
  • Be able to devise and experimental strategy with appropriate controls, to provide data suitable for publication in a peer reviewed journal.
  • Appreciate the specific resources required to deliver a complex experimental strategy.