Principles of Biology (SCBIO1001)

This course provides an introduction to some of the fundamental principles of biology. An understanding of biology underpins the life sciences and this course explores such key elements as cell biology - organelle and tissue structure and function and cellular energetics, plant structure and nutrition, genes, chromosomes and genetic engineering, Mendelian and non-Mendelian rules of inheritance and evolution. This course establishes the fundamental knowledge which is built on in more advanced level courses in the life sciences (biology, ecology, biomedical, food).

Credit points 15
EFTSL 0.125
Contribution band 2
For students entolled in Commonwealth Supported Place CSP), each course falls into one of three bands. The band determines the student contributuon amount (SCA) which is charged for each course. The maximum student contribution amounts are based on a standard, full-time enrolment (120 credit points per year) with courses in the same band.