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Why choose Leicester?
Our teaching and learning provision was rated as excellent during the last Quality Assurance Assessment (QAA) ensuring that students coming to Leicester learn in an enriching educational environment. In 2005 the School was awarded status of a Centre of Excellence for Teaching and Learning. The School was also ranked in the top 10 in the 2005 and 2006 National Student Surveys. -
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2009 NSS Results for BSc Medical Physiology
You will develop a critical approach to learning with an emphasis on teamwork, problem solving, ICT, practical skills and communication skills. Key skills such as these will be developed throughout the course and are included in the objectives fo each year. The QAA review reported that such skills were essential in preparing graduates for entry into employment.
Teaching and Assessment
Several learning techniques are provided including lectures, tutorials, workgroups, practical classes and seminars. The supporting learning environment provided has been highly regarded by external reviewers of our programmes. The methods of assessment comprise written examinations and a range of coursework, including essays, tutorial performance, presentations and practical reports. All students also undertake final year research projects which provide an invaluable opportunity to work alongside international scientists at the cutting edge of biological and medical research.
Opportunities to Visit and Further Information
Choosing where and what to study at university is an important decision for you. We believe it is important to give you the opportunity to talk to our admissisons team, so you can learn whether our programmes are the right choice for you.
For further information, please contact:
Dr Noel Davies
Tel: 0116 229 7138
Fax: 0116 252 5045