Programme/Approved Electives for 2022/23
Available as a Free Standing Elective
The modules aims to further develop a range of practical and analytical skills in the biosciences, relevant to the programme of study and building from core practical skills developed at previous levels of study.
Intended Learning Outcomes
record accurately and appropriately the purpose, methodology and results of investigative procedures in a laboratory/field notebook and conduct appropriate analysis and interpretation of outcomes: 1apply practical, analytical and observational skills in the completion of laboratory and/or field-based investigations, including elements of experimental design and optimisation, as appropriate: 1work safely and ethically in laboratory/field-based settings, complying to good laboratory working practices: 1
60 hours taught laboratory and/or field-based sessions19 hours of academic skills workshops and tutorials
1: Competence weighted 100%
Description of Module Assessment
Practical skills and competency assessmentStudents will be required to complete a range of enhanced laboratory and/or fieldwork skills, appropriate to the discipline and will be assessed using a pass/fail competency sign-off sheet. This will also include other core skills in data recording, preliminary analysis and maintaining a laboratory notebook. Engagement with a minimum attendance to 70% of sessions will be required for successful completion.