Study programme 2020-2021Français
Mathematics in Life Sciences
Programme component of Bachelor's in Biomedical Sciences à la Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy

Students are asked to consult the ECTS course descriptions for each learning activity (AA) to know what special Covid-19 assessment methods are possibly planned for the end of Q3

CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
UM-B1-BIOMED-005-MOptional UERIVIERE CédricS843 - Géométrie algébrique
  • RIVIERE Cédric

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Français
Français2030030033.002nd term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
S-BIOG-411Math applied to life sciences20300300Q2100.00%
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Understand, describe, analyse and prioritise biological phenomena
    • Understand basic scientific knowledge and be able to use it
    • Problem-solve
    • Understand the expression of biological realities in absolute or relative terms, the orders of magnitude, proportions and probability
    • Abstract, understand and apply mathematical translations of the main laws and biological phenomena
    • Understand and use different graphical representations of numerical values and their relationships
    • Perceive spatial distribution, and understand two- and three-dimensional representations and interconvert them
  • Develop reasoning skills
    • Work with efficiency / accuracy / precision
    • Present a hypothesis and hypothetical-deductive reasoning
  • Demonstrate developed interpersonal skills
    • Use a rich vocabulary linking concepts and words accurately

Learning Outcomes of UE

Introduction to specific mathematical tools for biological or biomedical  processes description or experimental data treatment

Content of UE

see AA S-BIOG-411

Prior Experience


Type of Assessment for UE in Q2

  • Written examination

Q2 UE Assessment Comments

100 % evaluation of AA S-BIOG-411
Exercises test

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Written examination

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

100 % evaluation of AA S-BIOG-411

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux
  • Exercices dirigés
  • Remédiations intégrées à un type d'AA

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Face to face

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
S-BIOG-411Syllabus available on Moodle

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
S-BIOG-411Not applicable

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
S-BIOG-411Biocalculus Calculus for the Life Sciences By James Stewart and Troy Day

Grade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next

AAGrade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
Date de génération : 09/07/2021
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