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Area/Catalogue
BIOL 2045

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
100174

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 1)

Course aim

To develop student knowledge and understanding of the origins of life on earth, particularly invertebrate animals and plant life, and for students to synthesise meaning in the domain of organismal adaptation to diverse habitats.

Course content

Species diversity of invertebrates; interactions between species; comparative anatomy and physiology of invertebrates; invertebrate ecology; development of plant life on earth.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Virtual Classroom 3 hours x 10 weeks
Workshop 8 hours x 5 days
Workshop 8 hours x 1 day

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
Practical Assessment - 15% 3 hours
Portfolio 1000 words 20% Ongoing
Practical Assessment 1500 words 35% -
Examination - 30% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

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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