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Unit details

SLE115 - Essential Skills in Bioscience

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Chris Lim

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

SLE113, SLE141

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class per week and 8 x 1 hour seminar 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 is the first of a sequence of professional practice units designed specifically for students in the first year of biosciences. The unit will focus on development of generic skills and will draw upon and extend the scientific content of other core first year units and utilise this context for skill-building exercises. These exercises will include data analysis and presentation, library research methods, scientific writing and referencing, mathematics and statistics.

Assessment

Mid-trimester test 20%, three assignments (3 x 10%) 30%, examination 50%.

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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