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Researching Biology and Health Science, Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 7 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Online
In this Researching Biology and Health Science module from The Open University UK you will undertake individual investigations within a range of defined topics: stem cells, emerging infectious disease, the human senses and coevolution. You’ll need access to scientific literature, probably from electronic library sources.

About

The study materials provide a guide to planning and conducting project work; help with searching and using the literature; and writing a report, but ultimately this is a chance for you to plan and execute a piece of work for yourself. 

You should study this Researching Biology and Health Science module from The Open University UK as the final module of your degree as you will need to apply knowledge and skills from your prior studies.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 7 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

  • Early in the module you will be guided by the study materials and by your tutor to select a specific aspect of your chosen topic to investigate in depth.
  • Unless you have access to an academic library, you may find that you have to spend up to two-thirds of your time in the early part of the module online, identifying suitable material to inform your choice of project topic from the electronic journals available via the Open University Library.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • This is an OU level 3 module. OU level 3 modules build on study skills and subject knowledge acquired from previous studies at OU levels 1 and 2. 
  • They are intended only for students who have recent experience of higher education in a related subject.
  • It is essential that you establish whether or not your background and experience give you a sound basis on which to tackle the module, since students who are appropriately prepared have the best chance of completing their studies successfully.

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