Provides a basic introduction to biochemistry for students in health, exercise & marine sciences, complementing studies in cell biology and chemistry for life sciences. The unit also provides an introduction to metabolic biochemistry and molecular biology. It considers the basic biochemistry of cell metabolism and physiological processes, and discusses the structure and function of lipids, carbohydrates, proteins and nucleic acids in biology.
|Unit name||Introductory Biochemistry|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- 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).
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
- KRA161 or CXA171
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
2-hr weekly lecture (13 weeks), 1-hr weekly tutorial, 2-hr practical (alternate weeks)
Tutorial tests (20%), practical reports (30%), final 3-hr exam (50%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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