This unit is being phased out, no new enrolments are being taken.
Microorganisms, though invisibly small, collectively make up the majority of the living matter on Earth and have profound influences on many aspects of our lives. This subject will draw on contemporary, real-world examples to explore the influence and impact of microorganisms on small enterprise and industry. Students will be introduced briefly to the ecology and biology of the main groups of microorganisms and then to the ways in which microorganisms affect and underpin the applied science industry.
A range of excursions and practical project activities will be used to extend, enrich and exemplify the subject content. The emphasis is on understanding the significance of microorganisms in applied science. This subject, combined with Fermentation Principles and Processes, provides the necessary background in Microbiology for students to be able to articulate into a Bachelor of Applied Science (top up degree).
|Unit name||Applied Microbiology|
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