Cancer Cell and Molecular Biology

Module code: BS3003

This module will give you an insight into the impact of cancer in today’s society and an in-depth understanding of the molecular basis of human cancer. Lectures and tutorial wills present a broad overview of the molecular and cell biology basis of cancer highlighting major current areas of research, the discovery and mechanisms of action of key cancer therapeutics and the mechanisms of drug resistance.

Learning

  • 24 hours of lectures
  • 4.5 hours of tutorials
  • 121.5 hours of guided independent study

Assessment

  • Exam, 2 hours and 15 minutes (70%)
  • Essay, 3,000 words (30%)