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BIOC462 Molecular Biology

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This paper introduces current ground-breaking topics in molecular genetics and biochemistry that will have wide applications in contemporary molecular biosciences.

Paper title Molecular Biology
Paper code BIOC462
Subject Biochemistry
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,348.60
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $6,508.13

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A firm foundation in molecular biology is required for this paper but students from any area of molecular biosciences can take this paper subject to approval from the Course Co-ordinator.

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Teaching staff

Dr Paul Gardner

There is no specific textbook for this paper. Examples are drawn from current research literature.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
  • Articulate a broad understanding of contemporary biochemistry and related scientific fields
  • Appropriately communicate scientific concepts to both specialist and general audiences
  • Evaluate the philosophical and ethical aspects of activities as a scientist
  • Identify and critically evaluate relevant information

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First Semester

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Monday 09:00-11:50 10-15, 17, 19-22