Steered Research Project

Module code: BS7120

Module co-ordinator: Dr Richard Badge

Your steered research project will be organised as a group project with individually assessed components focussing on the topic of next generation sequencing. The project will incorporate hands-on training and practice in the handling and analysis of next generation sequencing data, appropriate statistical analysis, web-server development and web application programming. You also will receive generic training during this period, including presentation and communication skills.


  • 4 one-hour lectures
  • 20 hours of practicals


  • Project report (35%)
  • Presentation (10%)
  • Programming and website (35%)
  • Essay (20%)