BMS2805 - Biochemistry for Veterinary Science

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Completion of all Year 1 courses with C grade or above
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2023/24

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to provide students: 

  1. an understanding of the basic principles of biomolecules involved in vertebrate metabolism; 
  2. concepts in biochemical reactions and functions in metabolism; 
  3. principles of several major metabolic pathways and their controls and integration; 
  4. up-to-date knowledge on the biochemical basis of health, nutrition and some diseases; 
  5. experience with some biochemical techniques.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 3 hours
Minimum Passing Requirement : A minimum of 30% in coursework as well as in examination, and the total minimum passing requirement for the whole BVM course is 50%.
Detailed Course Information


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Department of Biomedical Sciences