Concepts of Biology

BIO10001 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 51 Hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2021 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1 Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
1 Mar 21 - 30 May 21

Results:
6 Jul 21

Last self enrolment:
14 Mar 21

Census:
31 Mar 21

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Apr 21

Dates:
2 Aug 21 - 31 Oct 21

Results:
7 Dec 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Aug 21

Census:
31 Aug 21

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Sep 21


Aims and objectives

This unit aims to develop an understanding of the fundamentals of biology as well as the structure and function of living organisms, their life processes and diversity. The unit also aims to provide a strong basis for later applications and extensions of this knowledge in various fields, including biotechnology, human biology and the environment.


Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)


Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

1. Demonstrate comprehension of theoretical concepts of the fundamental processes of living organisms.
2. Conduct and/or observe a variety of laboratory exercise within a safe environment
3. Applying problem solving skills to theoretical and practical tasks
4. Demonstrate basic written scientific communication skills