Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience

Module code: NS2005

Topics Covered

  • The chemical principles behind biochemistry.
  • Structure of biological macromolecules
  • DNA replication, transcription and translation
  • Gene expression in prokaryotes and eukaryotes
  • Relationship between protein structure and function
  • Cell metabolism and its control
  • Enzyme kinetics

Learning

  • 40 hours of lectures
  • 14 hours of tutorials
  • 9 hours of practical classes and workshops 
  • 237 hours of guided independent study

Assessment

  • Exam, 1.5 hours (60%)
  • Online tests (10%)
  • Report (10%)
  • Coursework (20%)