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BIO2120 Techniques in Comparative Physiology 1

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Health and Medical Sciences
Student contribution band : Band 2
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 24 May 2022


Co-requisite: BIO2118 and (STA2300 or STA1003)


Real world experience in the biomedical science laboratory allows students to practically implement the knowledge obtained in their theory-based courses. A working knowledge of equipment and instruments in the biomedical science laboratory as well as quantitative skills for analysing biomedical science data are essential for graduates in biomedical science. Techniques in Comparative Physiology 1 enables students to be instructed and gain training in fundamental techniques in biomedical science, particularly in the disciplines of physiology, pharmacology, biochemistry and cell and molecular biology.

In some disciplines, students need to demonstrate competency before they can progress further in their studies. Competency involves the application skills and knowledge to a particular standard performance. Students need to pass all competency assessments in a course and reach a total passing of 50% to be awarded a passing grade. Competency Assessment Items are identified in the course specification.

Techniques in Comparative Physiology 1 comprises a week of laboratory-based residential school that instructs students to operate biomedical science laboratory equipment and instruments. This equipment and instruments are used to produce data that is analysed using quantitative skills such as generating standard curves and statistics.

This course contains a mandatory residential school.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 External
Date printed 24 May 2022