Medical Bioscience

Module code: MB1080

This module will provide a comprehensive introduction to the application of scientific principles to the medical field. We will explore the molecular basis of wound healing, the role of microbes in disease and the importance of genomics to cancer diagnosis and prognosis. Alongside lectures and tutorials, seminars will be used to reinforce techniques used to carry out basic numerical manipulations of scientific measurements, and how to critically analyse experimental data.


  • 20 hours of lectures
  • 2 hours of seminars
  • 18 hours of tutorials
  • 110 hours of guided independent study


  • Essay under exam conditions (30%)
  • Oral presentation (30%)
  • Scientific report (40%)