BC2013 - Principles of Biochemistry
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences
For students who do not have the required pre-requisites, please seek advice from
the Discipline Academic Advisor to enrol
This subject is designed to provide both biomedical and biological scientists with
the foundations of biochemistry including the functional components of living cells
and the basic metabolic strategies adopted by living cells for the generation of energy
and the synthesis of cellular components.
- Explain and construct the basic pathways of carbohydrate and lipid catabolism and
their role in energy production in living cells;
- Demonstrate practical experience in biochemistry techniques;
- Describe the role of enzymes in biochemistry;
- Describe the structure and function of proteins, carbohydrates and lipids found in
- Demonstrate adherence to assessment deadlines.
||BM1000at least 18CP of level 1 subjects
Study Period 1
|Census Date 28-Mar-2019
||Dr Alanna Sorenson
||Mr Ray Layton, Professor Joseph Holtum, Assoc. Professor Patrick Schaeffer, Dr Alex Roberts, Dr Lionel Hebbard, Dr Craig McFarlane, Professor David Miller.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
- 34 hours lectures
- 9 hours tutorials
- 28 hours practicals
- assessment and self-directed study
||end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (15%); assignments (35%).
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement
process, and in case of
minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest