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3 x 1 hour lectures per week, 5 practical classes (3 x 2 hour, 2 x 3 hour) per trimester
Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
This unit will introduce students to the characteristics of life. The structure and function of cells will be examined including cell reproduction, membrane organization, cell communication and cell metabolism. Classical and molecular aspects of genetics will be examined including patterns of inheritance, molecular structure of DNA, mechanisms and control of gene expression and the basic principles of DNA technology. Genetic control of development of multicellular organism will be introduced.
Class test 20%, examination 50%, practical exercises 30%
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Student Contribution Rate***||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.