Biology Online Module Handbook

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(BL1901 online module handbook version 14)

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image: The human body

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Semester: 1

Module Organiser
Dr Verena Dietrich-Bischoff
vdb@st-andrews.ac.uk
01334 464812
Pre-requisite Modules:
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Anti-requisite Modules:
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Post-requisite Modules:
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Additional Module Information:
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Biology Teaching Office:
The Biology Hive, New Technology Centre, University of St Andrews, North Haugh, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9SR

Email: bioteach@st-andrews.ac.uk      Tel: 01334  463602

BL1901: Timetable

No details are currently available for BL1901 Timetable

Data Sources: information in this online module handbook is gathered from several sources.
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* University of St Andrews Module Catalogue
School of Biology Symbiosis Database (module organisers only)
University of St Andrews MMS (St Andrews users only)

BL1901: Assessment

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(MMS assessment data cached: 13 November 2018 23:20:10.)


The following related information applies to all Biology modules:

School of Biology Marking Criteria: See School of Biology Undergraduate Handbook
Late submission of continuous assessment work:

All late submissions of coursework that do not require electronic submission should be made via the late submissions box in the Biomolecular Science Building (beside the Teaching Office)
Exam details: See School of Biology Undergraduate Handbook
Exam timetable: see http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/students/academic/examinations/examtimetablescurrent/
Expected attendance: See School of Biology Undergraduate Handbook for detailed attendance requirements.
Good Academic Practice & Avoiding Academic Misconduct: See School of Biology Undergraduate Handbook
University Student Handbook: University Student Handbook
School and University regulations in the School and University Undergraduate Handbook relating to absence reporting, penalties and rules for late submission of work, extensions for coursework, return of coursework, S-coding, good academic practice and Academic Alerts.: School of Biology Undergraduate Handbook University Student Handbook
Data Sources: information in this online module handbook is gathered from several sources.
Small footnote marks beside content, or by section titles indicate the source.
* University of St Andrews Module Catalogue
School of Biology Symbiosis Database (module organisers only)
University of St Andrews MMS (St Andrews users only)

Who to ask

(Information in this section applies to all Biology Modules)

Questions about different aspects of the module should be directed to different people:

Questions about Contact
General teaching matters Biology Teaching Office ( bioteach@st-andrews.ac.uk )
Rescheduled or cancelled events Check your University email
Lecture or practical content The lecturer who presented the material
Completing assessed practical assignments The lecturer who set the assignment
Completing assessments Module Organiser (Dr Verena Dietrich-Bischoff vdb@st-andrews.ac.uk)
Marking on continuous assessment The Demonstrator or Module Organiser (Dr Verena Dietrich-Bischoff vdb@st-andrews.ac.uk)
Marking on exams Module Organiser (Dr Verena Dietrich-Bischoff vdb@st-andrews.ac.uk)
Rearranging practical days Grant Brown
Absence and/or extensions Module Organiser (Dr Verena Dietrich-Bischoff vdb@st-andrews.ac.uk) and the Biology Teaching Office ( bioteach@st-andrews.ac.uk )

Difficulties with academic progress which impact more than one module:

Year Coordinator

See School of Biology Undergraduate student handbook for list: http://biology.st-andrews.ac.uk/documents/UndergraduateHandbook.pdf

Overall performance, progress or future directions:

Advisor of Studies

Disability:

Disability Coordinator (Dr Jacqueline Nairn jn37@st-andrews.ac.uk)

Biology Teaching Office:

The Biology Hive, New Technology Centre, University of St Andrews, North Haugh, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9SR

Email: bioteach@st-andrews.ac.uk

Tel: 01334 463602

BL1901: Contributing Staff

Dr Verena Dietrich-Bischoff

Dr Verena Dietrich-Bischoff
(Module Organiser)

Teaching Fellowvdb@st-andrews.ac.uk
Dr Verena Dietrich-BischoffDr Verena Dietrich-Bischoff
(Module Organiser)
Teaching Fellowvdb@st-andrews.ac.uk
Dr Dave FerrierDr Dave FerrierReader in Biology and Deputy Director of the Scottish Oceans Institutedekf@st-andrews.ac.uk
Dr Bill HeitlerDr Bill HeitlerReaderwjh@st-andrews.ac.uk
Dr Louise MajorDr Louise MajorResearch Fellowllm6@st-andrews.ac.uk
Dr Jacqueline NairnDr Jacqueline NairnSenior Lecturer jn37@st-andrews.ac.uk
Prof Clare PeddieProf Clare PeddieHead of Schoolcmp@st-andrews.ac.uk
Dr Simon PowisDr Simon PowisReadersjp10@st-andrews.ac.uk
Dr Gerald PrescottSenior Lecturergrp2@st-andrews.ac.uk
Mr Henry RaeMr Henry RaeSenior Teaching Technicianhhr@st-andrews.ac.uk
Prof Keith SillarProf Keith SillarProfessor of Neurosciencekts1@st-andrews.ac.uk
Data Sources: information in this online module handbook is gathered from several sources.
Small footnote marks beside content, or by section titles indicate the source.
* University of St Andrews Module Catalogue
School of Biology Symbiosis Database (module organisers only)
University of St Andrews MMS (St Andrews users only)

BL1901: Learning Outcomes

Students completing module BL1901 successfully should be able to:

  • Describe the organisation of the human body - organs, tissues, cells and molecules
  • Explain how the human body maintains homeostasis
  • Describe structure and function of the main organ systems
  • Carry out basic laboratory procedures
  • Use a microscope to examine biological samples
  • Search and reference the scientific literature
  • Write a scientific essay
Data Sources: information in this online module handbook is gathered from several sources.
Small footnote marks beside content, or by section titles indicate the source.
* University of St Andrews Module Catalogue
School of Biology Symbiosis Database (module organisers only)
University of St Andrews MMS (St Andrews users only)

BL1901: Acquired Skills

Practical Skills

  • Biological drawing and photography
  • Compound Microscopy
  • Enzyme assay
  • Measuring structures using microscopes
  • Pipetting
  • Purpose and practice of dissection

Transferable Skills

  • Short essay (1000-2000 words)
  • Critically evaluating sources/information
  • Finding information on the web
  • Finding literature
  • Referencing
  • Searching databases
  • Sourcing figures/tables
  • Ethical considerations
  • Lab safety awareness
  • Problem-solving questions
  • Data analysis
  • Lab or field notebook
  • Working in pairs/small groups
Data Sources: information in this online module handbook is gathered from several sources.
Small footnote marks beside content, or by section titles indicate the source.
* University of St Andrews Module Catalogue
School of Biology Symbiosis Database (module organisers only)
University of St Andrews MMS (St Andrews users only)

Policies

(Information in this section applies to all Biology Modules)