Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: one x 3 hour practicals per week plus two x 1 hour workshops per week (total contact hours: 60) |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Prerequisites:|| BSc students: |
Study Period Commencement:
a second year subject in one of the following disciplines: Anatomy and Cell Biology; Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Microbiology and Immunology; Neuroscience; Pathology; Physiology; or Zoology.
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Not applicable|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
CoordinatorDr Michael Lew
Dr Jane Ward:
Dr Michael Lew:
Ms Hong Nguyen
|Subject Overview:||This subject is appropriate for all students interested in biomedical research. Students will learn how to design and perform experiments to investigate biological systems. Students will gain experience in a wide range of molecular and cellular approaches and in analytical techniques used in drug discovery.|
This is a laboratory-based subject. Attendance and participation in 80% of the practicals is a hurdle requirement.
|Prescribed Texts:||Course Manual (Provided) |
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||By the end of this subject students should have developed skills in: |
This subject is available to students enrolled in pre 2008 BSc, New Generation BSc, Biomedicine degree.
Required equipment – lab coat
Experiments involving the use of animals and animal tissues are an essential part of this subject; exemption is not possible.
Bachelor of Science |
Master of Biotechnology
Biomedical Biotechnology (specialisation of Biotechnology major) |
Medicinal Chemistry (specialisation of Chemistry major)
Science credit subjects* for pre-2008 BSc, BASc and combined degree science courses
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