Currently, students study the following core modules shown below. Optional modules are available and the current choices are shown. King's reviews its option modules on a regular basis in order to continue to offer innovative and exciting programmes and this list is therefore subject to change. Please check here for updates, or contact the School/Department for further advice. Students take courses worth 120 credits in each of the three years.
In common with all of the BSc programmes in the School of Biomedical Sciences, students take compulsory modules in the biomedical science disciplines.
YEAR 1 CORE
Modules cover biochemistry, genetics, cell biology, physiology, pharmacology, cell and tissue structure and function, statistics and issues related to the practice of science, including ethics and communication.
Students are required to take four core modules plus options.
YEAR 2 CORE
Gene Cloning & Expression
Protein Structure & Function
YEAR 2 OPTIONS
Further options up to 45 credits. Options include:
Drug Discovery & Development
Human & Molecular Genetics
Immune System in Health & Disease
Physiological Control; Exercise & Environment
Reproduction & Endocrinology
Social Impact of the Biosciences
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Students are required to take two core modules, a research project, plus options.
YEAR 3 CORE
Protein Structure & Design
Library or Extended Research Project
YEAR 3 OPTIONS
Up to 75 credits from a range of modules.
Advanced Molecular Genetics
Biology of Ageing
Biology of Cancer
Biochemistry & Genetics of Human Disease
Cardiovascular & Respiratory Control
Cellular Basis of Drug Dependence
Cellular & Systems Neuroscience
Complex Disease Genetics
Endocrinology of Diabetes
Free Radicals & Human Disease
Infection & Disease in the Modern World
Biometals in Health and Disease
Mechanisms of Development
Molecular Genetics of Model Organisms
Pharmacology of Neurological & Psychiatric Disorders
Pharmacology of Inflammation
Principles of Neurobiological Research
Drug Safety & Toxicology
Viruses & Disease
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