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DIP1755 Foundation Science

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : USQ College
School or Department : USQ College
Student contribution band : Band 2
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 24 May 2022

Overview

Increasingly in today's world we are exposed to situations that require both a knowledge of science and an appreciation of scientific processes. The content of this course introduces students to scientific method, measurement in science, the nature of matter and contemporary scientific issues such as antibiotic resistance, genes and genetic technology and the causes and effects of climate change.

The course is structured to increase students' scientific literacy, particularly the ability to interpret, analyse and evaluate scientific data and to communicate effectively their findings. This will enable students to engage with scientific thought processes and content that is relevant both today and in the future.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 Online
Semester 2, 2022 Online
Semester 3, 2022 Online
Date printed 24 May 2022