Courses & Units

Microbiology KLA210

Hobart

Note:

Students who have undertaken any first year unit in the Biological Sciences not listed in the pre-requisites should contact the Unit Co-ordinator to discuss possible entry to the unit.

Introduction

Provides students with a basic knowledge of microbiology including bacteria, fungi, protozoans and viruses. The unit considers the place of microorganisms in the evolution of life on earth, their structure, chemistry, biology and ecology, and consideration of their role in disease, ecosystems, food production and biotechnology. The practical component provides students with skills in the cultivation and identification of bacteria and fungi, as well as an introduction to techniques in molecular microbiology.

Summary

Unit name Microbiology
Unit code KLA210
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Discipline Agriculture and Food Systems
Coordinator

Lyndal Mellefont

Teaching staff

Tom Ross, John Bowman, Shane Powell and others from the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture and School of Medicine

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

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Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
010911 $993.00 $993.00 not applicable $2,354.00

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Requisites

Prerequisites

Any of: KZA161 or KPA161 or KPZ164 or KRA113 or KRA121 or CHG105 OR Admission into a Masters course

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

26 lectures, 13x3-hr practical classes

Assessment

3-hr theory exam (60%), practical test (30%), weekly assignments (10%)

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Textbooks

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