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Unit details

SLE208 - Forensic Biology

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:

SBF208

EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Michelle Harvey

Prerequisite:Any four level one units
Corequisite:

SLE010

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours: 2 x 1 hour classes per week, 3 x 3 hour practical classes per trimester

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit will focus on a range of biological topics relevant to forensic science, which will include forensic serology, botany, entomology, biological techniques other than DNA analysis, and modern approaches to DNA analysis.

Assessment

Final examination 45%, mid-trimester test 25%, case report 15%, presentation 15%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$3863$3609

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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