Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
The student contribution amount for this unit is fully subsidised and therefore not payable by the student.
At the completion of this unit students will have covered essential core concepts in three major strands of Science: Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Physics. Through lectures, lab work and writing workshops, students will also develop practical lab skills and report writing skills necessary at introductory level study in science in preparation for the areas of: Health, Engineering, Technology, ICT and general Science.
Topics covered include: atomic structure, conservation laws, stoichiometry, cell biology, genetics, the cardiovascular system, force and the laws of motion.This unit is a good introduction prior to attempting foundation and first year level units from the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology.
|Unit name||Experiencing Science|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Domestic Domestic|
|Hobart||Semester 2||On-Campus||Domestic Domestic|
|Launceston||Semester 1||On-Campus||Domestic Domestic|
|Launceston||Semester 2||On-Campus||Domestic Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 1||On-Campus||Domestic Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 2||On-Campus||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Field of Education|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
Two hours lectures and two hours prac weekly; 1hr science writing workshop (weeks 2-7 only).
2x research reports (25%), online quizzes (25%), practicals (25%), Individual inquiry poster (25%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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- Hobart, Semester 1
- Hobart, Semester 2
- Launceston, Semester 1
- Launceston, Semester 2
- Cradle Coast, Semester 1
- Cradle Coast, Semester 2
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