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How to write programs to solve some basic biological questions including interrogating and manipulating biological data. How to interact with the operating system and compile code. Gain an understanding of why computer programming is important in biology.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Computer Aided Lab||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Students must be enrolled in a biology programme.Learning Exclusions:
Students must not have taken modules in computer programming.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Class Test: The Class Test takes place in the final practical session of the trimester. Part 1 is a series of short questions. Part 2 is a short programming task.
Each part carries equal weight.
|2 hour End of Trimester Exam||n/a||Graded||No||
|Continuous Assessment: A number of programming tasks taken through the trimester.||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Not yet recorded.
|Mr Sean Bergin||Tutor|
|Ms Ciara Lynch||Tutor|
|Mr Kilian Murphy||Tutor|
|Mr Patrick Timmons||Tutor|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - Spring: All Weeks||Mon 17:00 - 17:50|
|Practical||Offering 1||Week(s) - Spring: All Weeks||Tues 16:00 - 17:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - Spring: All Weeks||Wed 12:00 - 12:50|
|Lecture||Offering 2||Week(s) - Spring: All Weeks||Mon 17:00 - 17:50|
|Practical||Offering 2||Week(s) - Spring: All Weeks||Tues 16:00 - 17:50|
|Lecture||Offering 2||Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 30||Wed 13:00 - 13:50|