BS1001 - Introduction to Biological Processes
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Science and Engineering
A broad introduction to contemporary biology, from the way cells, organs and individual
organisms function, through to molecular biology, genetics, micro- and macroevolution
and the processes underlying the diversity of life and ecosystems.
- to learn about the basic principles of cellular activities;
- to understand the basics of the mechanism of inheritance;
- to gain an appreciation of the relationship between structure and function of cells
and cellular organelles in living organisms;
- to understand the basics of ecology and micro- and macroevolutionary biology.
|Students enrolling in this subject should have a good understanding of English to
Grade 12 (Queensland) or equivalents.
|AG1002 BZ1020 BZ1001
Study Period 2
|Census Date 29-Aug-2019
||Professor Colin Simpfendorfer
||Professor Michael Kingsford, Professor Colin Simpfendorfer, Dr Ben Hirsch, Dr Janine Sheaves, Professor Lin Schwarzkopf, Dr Lynne Van Herwerden.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
- 39 hours lectures
- 16 hours practicals
- assessment and self-directed study
||end of semester exam (55%); quizzes or tests (20%); mid-semester test (10%); formal report (15%).
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