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Unit of Study BIOL1005 - Cells and Molecules (2025)

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      There will be a 2-day compulsory residential for Online students that will be held on the Lismore campus. Please refer to https://www.scu.edu.au/timetables for further information on timetables.

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Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

describe the structure of cells and biological molecules including DNA, RNA, and proteins

understand key biological processes, including photosynthesis and respiration

describe the diversity of microbial life and its important role in natural and anthropogenic systems

demonstrate competence in practical skills and scientific report writing.

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