(LO1) Structure and communicate ideas effectively, both orally and in writing;
(LO2) Find information through literature searches and use IT effectively to analyse and report findings;
(LO3) Competently utilise a range of mathematical and numerical skills relevant to all biologists;
(LO4) Summarise and interpret advanced data using graphs and tables;
(LO5) Develop and test hypotheses;
(LO6) Within the context of experimental design and within a range of biological fields, select appropriate quantitative methods to answer questions;
(LO7) Apply appropriate statistical and other analysis packages to analyse data;
(LO8) Interpret and evaluate quantitative terms and approaches used in the scientific literature;
(LO9) Effectively communicate a biological subject to a lay audience
(LO10) Recognise the moral and ethical issues of scientific investigations and discuss ethical standards and professional codes of conduct.
(S1) Communication, listening and questioning respecting others, contributing to discussions, communicating in a foreign language, influencing, presentations
(S2) Information literacy online, finding, interpreting, evaluating, managing and sharing information
(S3) Team (group) working respecting others, co-operating, negotiating / persuading, awareness of interdependence with others
(S4) Self-management readiness to accept responsibility (i.e. leadership), flexibility, resilience, self-starting, initiative, integrity, willingness to take risks, appropriate assertiveness, time management, readiness to improve own performance based on feedback/reflective learning
(S5) Literacy application of literacy, ability to produce clear, structured written work and oral literacy - including listening and questioning
(S6) Problem solving/ critical thinking/ creativity analysing facts and situations and applying creative thinking to develop appropriate solutions.