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|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)|
|Previously coded as:|
SLE111 or SLE144
3 x 1 hour class per week, 4 x 3 hour practical sessions 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.|
The basic principles of genetics will be examined in this unit and will cover topics that span from the genetic basis of heredity through to the evolution and genetic diversity of animal and plant populations. This unit will cover Mendelian genetics, chromosomal structure, mutation and DNA repair, sex determination, the Hardy-Weinberg principle, recombination, linkage and disequilibrium, natural selection, genetic drift, inbreeding and non-random mating, population subdivision and gene flow and molecular population genetics.
In-class test 30%, practical project (1 x 20%, 1x 15%) 35%, examination 35%
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.