Study programme 2020-2021Français
Biology and Human Genetics
Programme component of Bachelor's in Psychology and Education: General (Charleroi (Hor. décalé)) à la Faculty of Psychology and Education

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
UP-B1-BAGENE-002-CCompulsory UEBURTEA CarmenM108 - Chimie générale, organique et biomédicale
  • BURTEA Carmen

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Français
Français30000044.002nd term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
P-SEDO-035Biology and Human Genetics300000Q2100.00%
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the theoretical and methodological fundamentals in psychology and educational sciences to analyse a situation involving these disciplines
    • Identify and describe the biological and socio-cultural foundations of human behaviour
    • Explain and give examples of human functioning, including in its atypical and pathological dimensions
    • Describe the principles of methodological approaches (objectives, methods, techniques and tools) to understand and explain the functioning of individuals, groups and organisations
  • Grow personally and professionally
    • Develop their scientific curiosity and open-mindedness
    • Understand the various means available for documentation, to promote self-learning and lifelong learning
  • Understand the fundamentals related to the scientific approach in psychology or educational sciences
    • Identify and describe the specific characteristics of scientific processes
    • Give a critique and argue a point of view as part of a scientific approach

Learning Outcomes of UE

This learning activity will provide students with the proficiency to:
- Master the fundamental biological knowledge and the ability to exploit them
- Master the learning of physiological reasoning
- Master the molecular, morphological and functional approaches of normal and pathological states
- The ability to explain the mutual relationship between molecular, morphological and functional modifications and the pathological states
- Be open to scientific research and demonstrate his scientific curiosity

Content of UE

The following themes will be approached:
- The general properties of biological systems;
- The structure of cell and the mechanisms of cell communication;
- The molecular mechanisms of heredity;
- The basic principles of animal physiology;
- The nervous system and the molecular mechanisms of learning;
- The endocrine system


Prior Experience

Not applicable

Type of Assessment for UE in Q2

  • Written examination

Q2 UE Assessment Comments

The exam questionnaires comprise QMC, definitions to be completed and open questions.

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Written examination

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

Idem Q2

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Mixed

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
P-SEDO-035Copies of the PowerPoint presentations comprising schemas are available on the Moodle platform.

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
P-SEDO-035Publications related to molecular bases of cognitive and behavioral disorders are available on the Moodle platform.

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
P-SEDO-035Campbell Biology (9th Edition), Reece JB, Urry LA, Cain ML, Wasserman SA, Minorsky PV, Jackson RB, Pearson Education Press, 2010.
Biologie moléculaire de la cellule (4ème édition en français), Alberts B, Johnson A, Lewis J, Raff M, Roberts K, Walter P, Médecine-Sciences Flammarion, 2004.
Biologie, Raven Johnson, Mason, Losos, Singer, 3ème édition, 2014, traduction de Jules Bouharmont, Pierre L. Masson et Charles Van Hove, maison d'édition De Boeck  

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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