Biological Principal and Cellular Org

Introducing biological principles of the organisation of the cell as relevant for human anatomy, physiology and pathology.

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Most modules require a 2.2 degree in a related discipline or equivalent professional experience. Should you have any queries regarding your eligibility, please contact us at N.B It is a requirement that applicants have good computing skills, basic programming, and a solid foundation in statistics and mathematics

On completion of this module, the learner will be able to

• List the basic components of the cell and how they contribute to function

• Explain vital cellular functions such as self-replication, migration, differentiation, endo-and exocytosis, and cell death.

• Discuss the intracellular processes that control these functions, including the control of gene-regulation, cell-signalling and metabolism.

• Distinguish different feedback loops and qualitatively predict their possible dynamic behaviours • Give examples of how disruptions of these normal functions can cause disease.

• Appraise biological experiments

• Interpret various types of biological data, including molecular (genomics, proteomics, metabolomics) data, biochemical data and basic cell biological measurements.

• Infer knowledge from biomedical literature.

Learn from world renowned academic staff in Ireland’s leading, future focused and globally recognised colleges. Gain an accredited NFQ qualification/micro credential that you may count towards a full award if you so wish in the future. Previous modules may be used as recognition of prior learning towards Advance Centre degree programmes. Equip yourself with the latest in demand skillset, tools, know-how and knowledge to succeed in your career. Gain a competitive edge, influence growth and steer strategic goals in your organisation upon completion of your studies with the Advance Centre.

Yes, if you complete this module it can be credited as part of the MSc Artificial Intelligence for Medicine & Medical Research

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