SLE111 - Cells and Genes
|Year||2015 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)|
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne)
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Trimester 1: 3 x 1 hour class per week, 5 x 3 hour practicals per trimester.
Trimester 3 (Intensive): Taught in intensive blocks at the Burwood (Melbourne) campus. 2-3 x 2 hour class per week, 5 x 3 hour practicals per trimester.
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 15%, bioinformatics assignment 7%, practical exercises 33%, examination 45%. To obtain a pass in the unit, students must submit and pass at least 4 of the 5 practical class assessments.
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* 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.