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Unit of Study SCI10001 - Nature of Science (2020)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit typeo

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • AQF level

    6

  • Level of learning

    Introductory

  • Former School/College


Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 communicate an understanding of the nature of science.
2 demonstrate an understanding of key concepts across four broad scientific disciplines.
3 apply analytical and problem solving skills in defined scientific contexts.

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

  1. communicate an understanding of the nature of science.
    • GA4:
  2. demonstrate an understanding of key concepts across four broad scientific disciplines.
    • GA4:
  3. apply analytical and problem solving skills in defined scientific contexts.
    • GA1:
    • GA2:

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.