SLE234 - Microbiology
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)|
|Previously coded as:|
SLE111 or for students enrolled in H300 - SLE111 or HMM102 and HMM103
3 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per fortnight, 6 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.
Topics to be addressed in this unit will include microscopy and staining, prokaryotic cell anatomy, bacterial growth and its measurement and how it is influenced by environmental factors; the biology of viruses with special reference to bacteriophage; microbial genetics including conjugation, transformation, transduction and transposition; and an introduction to the use of prokaryotes in genetic engineering.
AssessmentPractical test 20%, class test 15%, assignment 15%, examination 50%
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.