The module is core to the Biomedical Health and Life Science programme in translational research, and to students in Human Genetics. This module would also be useful to medical students, physiology students, pharmacology students and other students studying molecular biology.

Research Methods: Epidemiology

This module will introduce the student to the research process concentrating on ‘population’ based studies. The basic descriptive statistics for a simple variable (e.g. means, medians, standard deviations, percentages) and for quantifying an association between two variables (e.g. mean differences,

Postgraduate Essentials

This module enables scholars to develop an understanding of the critical components for successful postgraduate research. Includes the following: IT networks and Moodle (VLE used for e-learning examining discussion) Good research practice Health and safety Keeping laboratory notebooks Performing calculations