Practical Techniques in Cell and Molecular Biology (801C2)

30 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Autumn teaching

Learn the techniques used in modern molecular cell biology.

In this module, you learn how to make sound judgements on the appropriateness of using incomplete data sets to generate hypotheses.

You also learn how to present research findings to the standard of a junior research scientist.


100%: Practical (Laboratory)


100%: Coursework (Dissertation, Report)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 300 hours of work. This breaks down into about 32 hours of contact time and about 268 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

This module is running in the academic year 2021/22. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. However, we are constantly looking to improve and enhance our courses. There may be changes to modules in response to student demand or feedback, changes to staff expertise or updates to our curriculum. We may also need to make changes in response to COVID-19. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: