Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
In this unit, you will be introduced to fundamental theory and practice of biology. Key topics will include cell concept, metabolism, heritable information, growth and reproduction, sense and response, and adaption and evolution. You will learn practical laboratory techniques to complement and extend your understanding of these key topics. You will apply key concepts and methods of biology to a field/laboratory study, and use these to investigate problems in the context of your industry specialisation.
|Unit name||Applied Biology|
Dr Janelle Brown
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Cradle Coast||Term 4||On-Campus||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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1. Interpret & communicate essential biological concepts
2. Conduct biological studies using laboratory techniques
3. Apply biology skills and theory to investigate industry-based problems
4. Identify, evaluate and use relevant discipline tools and techniques
5. Identify and evaluate relevant behaviours, principles and perspectives in the workplace
6. Use reflective and deliberate thinking to generate plans for self-development
7. Apply practice and discipline based skills and knowledge to communicate solutions to real world problems
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AT1: Guided collaborative review of technical practice (30%)
AT2: Technical report on Industry scenario (35%)
AT3: Knowledge-based discussion of pond life - oral presentation to peers (35%)
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