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Cell biology

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  • Points: 30
  • Code: S294
  • Level: 2
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Before beginning this module, take note that is it incredibly detailed and it's not at all like OU level modules. Around 80% of the content was brand new and most is only ever mentioned once. A lot of the information is quite complicated and it took me a while to get my head around some of the ideas.

Anyone electing to take this module needs to ensure they begin revising from week 1. If the uni is still opening up the course material prior to the official start date, take that opportunity to get a head start. I often found myself rushing and having to reread to take things in.

That said, it is a very useful topic to have under your belt. There appears to be a lot of work in cell biology and a lot of roles involving multicellular organisms depends on a good understanding of cellular biology.

Course starting: October 2019

Review posted: August 2020

I really enjoyed this module, the tutor support was brilliant, it was brilliant having books - so much easier! The module was very interesting, the exam wasn't too different from the SEP and the downloadable ones, having one tutor-marked assignment as part of the score made it so much better!

Course starting: October 2017

Review posted: June 2019

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