SLE206 - Cell Biology


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Trimester 3: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
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EFTSL value: 0.125




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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne): 3 x 1 hour class per week, 5 x 3 hour practicals per trimester.
Trimester 3: Waurn Ponds (Geelong) (Intensive): 3 x 3 hour class per week (weeks 1 -4), 2 x 3 hour practicals per week (weeks 1 -3). The unit will run one week prior to the start of the trimester.


This unit will focus on biological processes occurring within cells and between cells and their environment.  Topics will include basic cell structure and evolution of cells, the structure and function of the cytoskeleton, membrane structure and function, cell signalling and signal transduction, the control of the cell cycle and techniques used in research on cell function.

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