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1. Display a detailed knowledge of all relevant biotic and abiotic factors.
2. Describe in detail the fundamental interfacial and biological phenomena that dictate cell-material interactions.
3. Conduct detailed assignments in a variety of problem case-study areas for, inter alia, (i) biocompatibility in biomaterials, (ii) surface treatment, (iii) medical-device infections, and (iv) bio-corrosion.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Class Test: Assessment 1 will be based on the lectures given prior to week 6.||Week 6||n/a||Graded||No||
|Examination: End of term examination will be based on the case studies and reading material given during the term.||1 hour End of Trimester Exam||No||Graded||No||
|Class Test: Assessment 2 will be based on the lectures given between week 6 and 12.||Week 12||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
For a relatively small MEngSc class, it shall be possible to give some written feedback on assignments to all students individually (e.g., a few sentences, preferably with constructive criticisms and advice for future work). There can be the possibility of a brief meeting, if the student so wishes, and at the discretion of the lecturer/coordinator.
|Professor Eoin Casey||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Eoin Syron||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Professor Dimitrios Zevgolis||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|