(LO1) Develop hypotheses and design a series of experiments that would allow these hypotheses to be tested
(LO2) Critically review the legal and moral frameworks within which scientific research must be conducted, in particular research ethics and current legislation;
(LO3) Effectively communicate research findings using writing styles for different audiences, including the scientific and lay communities, and to understand the need to promote the public understanding of science;
(LO4) Debate why and when biologists need to engage with mathematicians, computer scientists and physical scientists to obtain more quantitative, holistic or systems-based approaches to studying biological processes
(LO5) Critically review the latest scientific discoveries in their research field, and understand the principles underpinning cutting edge technologies that may be applied to their area of scientific investigation;
(LO6) Synthesise information, critically review evidence to support conclusions, and define complex problems by applying appropriate knowledge and skills.
(S1) Communication Skills
(S2) Organisational Skills
(S3) Lifelong learning skills
(S4) Problem solving/ critical thinking/ creativity analysing facts and situations and applying creative thinking to develop appropriate solutions.
(S5) Global perspectives demonstrate international perspectives as professionals/citizens; locate, discuss, analyse, evaluate information from international sources; consider issues from a variety of cultural perspectives, consider ethical and social responsibility issues in international settings; value diversity of language and culture