Biomedial Science Program Learning Outcomes
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By the end of this program, students will be able to…
Depth and Breadth of Knowledge
- Explain and integrate the key concepts of living systems such as cellular organization, transmission of biological information, and structure-function relationships;
- Describe the levels of biological organisation and complexity, from molecules, through cells and organs, to animals, including humans;
- Demonstrate knowledge of biomedical science arising from fundamental, translational, and clinical research.
Knowledge of methodologies
- Explain the principles and limitations of experimental and epidemiological techniques used in biomedical sciences;
- Demonstrate a set of core laboratory skills;
- Acquire, process and analyze biomedical data using appropriate mathematical and statistical techniques.
Application of knowledge
- Design, carry out, and interpret research in the biomedical sciences by applying the scientific method;
- Acquire and collate information and data from various sources that are relevant to a given biomedical question and objectively interpret them to draw an informed conclusion.
- Disseminate biomedical information in a variety of written and oral formats, using clear and coherent arguments, to scientific and non-scientific audiences.
Awareness of limits of knowledge
- Evaluate recent advances in biomedical knowledge and recognize the limits of the scientific process.
Autonomy and professional capacity
- Demonstrate professional and ethical conduct when working individually or as part of a team;
- Demonstrate safe and effective work habits in the laboratory;
- Evaluate and discuss contemporary social and ethical issues related to the biomedical sciences.