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Biology in Practice - BIOL116

This unit is offered on a pass/fail basis.

This unit is a skills-based unit that aims to ensure students have the required laboratory, safety, field and practical skills that are essential for studying biology. These skills are the basis for all units offered in the Department of Biological Sciences. The unit consists of a mixture of lectorials, tutorials and practicals. Students will acquire hands-on skills for working in the field and the laboratory, including the use of microscopes, data collection, analysis and graphing, aseptic techniques, skills for microbiological and molecular work, and accessing, interpreting and citing scientific literature. This unit is designed to accompany another 100 level biology unit and the choice of unit will depend on the student's program.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

S1 External - Session 1, External (with on campus sessions)

Staff Contact(s): Dr Fleur Ponton



Unit Designation(s):

Medical Sciences


Unit Type:
Assessed As: Pass/Fail
Offered By:

Department of Biological Sciences

Faculty of Science and Engineering

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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