Biomedial Science Program Learning Outcomes

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.

Communication skills

  • 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.
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