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Area/Catalogue
BIOL 1012

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
010906

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)

Course aim

To continue to develop an understanding of biological systems, focussing specifically on the development of cells to tissues and how tissues function and communicate in a multicellular organism. 

Course content

Regulation of gene expression; cell communication; development and tissue differentiation; immunology; osmoregulation; breakdown and transport of nutrients; advanced laboratory skills.

Textbook(s)

Raven, PH , Biology, Current Edition, McGraw Hill, USA

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 3 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 11 weeks
Practical 3 hours x 7 weeks
Workshop 2 hours x 3 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Quiz One - 10% 45 minutes
Quiz Two - 10% 45 minutes
Practical - 25% Ongoing
Examination - 55% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences

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