Your year of study on this course will consist of achieving 120 credits. Core and optional modules may include:
Year 1 (Level 6)
Undergraduate Research Project (40 credits)
Develop a laboratory-based research project in a subject of your own interest. Receive support from tutors as you research your chosen topic and apply your practical skills in our well-equipped laboratories.
Research Skills (20 credits)
Learn valuable skills that underpin scientific research, as well as developing your understanding of scientific writing and journalism.
Recombinant Technology & Next Generation Analysis (20 credits)
Advance your modern biological knowledge relating to informatics, gene therapy and knowledge of rare disorders.
Optional modules are subject to demand and may include:
Microbial Pathology (20 credits)
Investigate the mechanisms of pathogens relating to the cause of infectious disease and the identification of microbial infections.
Genetic Mechanisms of Disease (20 credits)
Explore how human disease, treatment and diagnoses are made using modern technologies such as proteomics and genomics.
Pharmaceutical Analysis & Toxicology (20 credits)
Gain hands-on experience with a range of analytical and purification techniques, including technical instrumentation.
Drug Synthesis (20 credits)
Design a synthesis of new molecules that can be used in the preparation of novel drugs or to improve existing synthesis routes for existing compounds.