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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.

    About this paper

    Paper title Molecular Biology
    Subject Biochemistry
    EFTS 0.1667
    Points 20 points
    Teaching period Semester 1 (On campus)
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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

    Associate Professor Paul Gardner

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    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


    Semester 1

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system


    Stream Days Times Weeks
    A1 Monday 09:00-11:50 9-13, 15-22
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