Contemporary Issues in Biochemistry

Module code: BS3004

This module is centred on the use of scientific principles to communicate contemporary issues in biochemistry. Research seminars, group discussions and tutor support sessions will be used to help you identify research strategies employed to solve problems in biochemistry and cell biology. These sessions will develop your ability to critically evaluate scientific literature and appraise and communicate competing theories to your peers and academic staff.


  • 10 hours of lectures
  • 20 hours of tutorials
  • 2 hour demonstration
  • 118 hours of guided independent study


  • Portfolio 1 (33%)
  • Portfolio 2 (33%)
  • Portfolio 3 (33%)