Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
This unit will introduce you to five key concepts of applied microbiology in the context of fermentation and separation industries. These concepts are microbial evolution, cell structure and function, metabolic pathways, information flow and genetics, and microbial systems. You will learn how these concepts are applied in various fermentation and separation processes. In addition, you will investigate the importance of microorganisms in product safety and quality control. Your learning will involve development of fundamental conceptual knowledge with practical work taking place primarily in a lab-based setting.
|Unit name||Applied Microbiology|
|Available as student elective?||No|
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|Cradle Coast||Term 1||On-Campus||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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1. Explain key microbiological concepts using applicable scientific terminology and examples
2. Perform key microbiological laboratory skills using appropriate scientific tools and techniques
3. Analyse microbiological data
4. Apply microbiological knowledge and skills in an applied industry setting
5. Apply discipline based skills and knowledge in dynamic practice situations
6. Analyse and communicate core concepts related to discipline knowledge and practice
7. Analyse and evaluate applications of innovative and/or entrepreneurial practice
8. Develop and communicate understandings related to graduate attributes and transferable skills as adaptive practitioners
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AT1: Lectures online
AT2: Tutorials 1-2hrs per week
AT3: Labs/field trips/workshops: up to 6 days per term
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