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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Thirty-six hours of lectures and 36 hours of practicals/tutorials |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Ken Young
|Subject Overview:|| |
The subject introduces students to biological concepts and skills and includes:
Practicals will emphasise the handling and identification of biological material and the use of microscopes and other instruments.
|Assessment:||Mid-semester examination (15%); end of semester 3-hour examination (40% of final marks); two assignments equivalent to 2000 words (each worth 15% of final marks); and practical reports (15% of final marks).Hurdle Requirement: 80% of practicals must be attended to pass this subject.|
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Information Not Available
The subject does not assume prior secondary study of biology at Year 11 or 12, although this would be an advantage.
Associate Degree in Agriculture |
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