BIOMARKERS - 2018/9
Module code: APTM020
In this module the students will obtain a research focussed and contemporary overview of the development of biomarkers for the assessment of both pathological diseases and toxicological pathologies.
School of Biosciences and Medicine
BAILEY I Dr (Biosc & Med)
Number of Credits: 15
ECTS Credits: 7.5
Framework: FHEQ Level 7
JACs code: B200
Module cap (Maximum number of students): N/A
Crosses academic years
Prerequisites / Co-requisites
|Assessment type||Unit of assessment||Weighting|
The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate
Thus, the summative assessment for this module consists of:
Two pieces of critical writing each worth 50% of the module.
- Provide a complete and comprehensive appreciation of biomerker development and validation
- Provide a complete and comprehensive link between the physiology and pathophysiology of and organ, and the biomarkers which result
|001||Describe and explain the process of biomarker development and validation, with critical analysis of the evidence and data supporting such developments.||KCPT|
|002||Explain the physiological link between pathological trauma of a tissue, and the biomolecules released for use as a biomarker.||KCPT|
C - Cognitive/analytical
K - Subject knowledge
T - Transferable skills
P - Professional/Practical skills
Overall student workload
Methods of Teaching / Learning
The learning and teaching strategy is designed to:
The learning and teaching methods include:
35 hours lectures and seminars
115 hours of self study and assessment completion
Indicated Lecture Hours (which may also include seminars, tutorials, workshops and other contact time) are approximate and may include in-class tests where one or more of these are an assessment on the module. In-class tests are scheduled/organised separately to taught content and will be published on to student personal timetables, where they apply to taken modules, as soon as they are finalised by central administration. This will usually be after the initial publication of the teaching timetable for the relevant semester.
Reading list for BIOMARKERS : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/aptm020
Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2018/9 academic year.