- Module code: LF909
- Module name: Medical Diagnostics
- Department: School of Life Sciences
- Credit: 10
Module content and teaching
This module introduces the students to the scientific principles underpinning the format and application of biotechnologically based diagnostics assays and technologies. The focus is on medical diagnostics. The aim is to give the students a clear understanding of medically oriented diagnostics and the role of biotechnology in realising the clinical and commercial potential.
Principal learning outcomes
To develop an understanding of the scientific basis underpinning medical diagnostic assays and technologies and the associated biotechnological principles leading to clinical use and commercial implementation.
Timetabled teaching activities
Lectures 20 hours; Seminars 4 hours; Practical class/workshop 4 hours; External visits 2 hours
|Assessment group||Assessment name||Percentage|
|10 CATS (Module code: LF909-10)|
|A (Assessed work only)||Assessed Course Work||40%|
|Assessed Course Work||60%|
This module is available on the following courses:
- Postgraduate Medical Biotechnology and Business Management (J7N2) - Year 1