The diversity of academic and research expertise will provide you with high quality and innovative teaching. Expertise and current projects include:
- Novel techniques in dry blood spot analysis
- The development of a skin cancer detection tool
- Development of an artificial pancreas
Teaching consists of lectures, seminars, workshops, tutorials, with approximately 15 hours of face-to-face contact time each week.
You will also be expected to achieve approximately 17 hours of self-directed study.
Assessment methods include:
- Unseen exams
- Computer-based assessments
- Practical reports
Teaching contact hours
Contact hours in a typical week will depend to some extent on the optional modules you choose to study. However, typically you will have 15 contact hours of teaching and this will break down as:
Personal tutorial/small group teaching: approx. 1 hour of tutorials (7 in final year), or later, project supervision each week
Medium group teaching: approx. 5 hours of practical classes, workshops or seminars each week
Large group teaching: approx. 9 hours of lectures each week
Personal study: approx. 17 hours studying and revising in your own time each week, including some guided study using hand-outs, online activities, etc.