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BIOC463 Contemporary Technologies in Biochemistry

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This paper introduces current and novel applications of methods and technological advances extending biochemical knowledge in the biomedical and biotechnological fields.

Paper title Contemporary Technologies in Biochemistry
Paper code BIOC463
Subject Biochemistry
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,348.60
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $6,508.13

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A firm foundation in contemporary biochemistry 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

Associate Professor Liz Ledgerwood

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, Cultural understanding, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will:

  • 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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Second Semester

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Monday 09:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41