Advanced Methods in Molecular Research (806C7)

30 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Autumn teaching

In this module, you learn about the techniques available to modern molecular genetics and molecular cell biology researchers.

For each technique, you are required to analyse data and comment on the applicability of that technique to the biological problem being investigated.


24%: Lecture
16%: Practical (Laboratory)
59%: Seminar (Class, Seminar)


65%: Coursework (Computer-based examination, Test)
35%: Examination (Oral examination)

Contact hours and workload

This module is 300 hours of work. This breaks down into 34 hours of contact time and 266 hours of independent study.

This module is running in the academic year 2019/20. 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.