Credit points: 15
The subject provides you with knowledge in introductory microbiology, microbial genetics, microbial communities and interactions. The key concepts covered in the subject forms a foundation in understanding the life cycle of bacteria and viruses, process in microbial genetics and microbial communities and their interactions. Important key concepts are taught using animations and videos, while other concepts are modelled in laboratory classes.
Subject Co-ordinatorAlison Brown
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Learning ActivitiesA combination of online lectures, online workshops, live Zoom meetings and face to face practicals
PrerequisitesBIO1MGC OR HBS1HBA OR BIO1APM
Quota Management StrategyEnrolment accepted until quota reached
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Special conditionsStudents are required to wear laboratory coats and shoes in teaching laboratories.
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Brock: Biology of Micro organisms
AuthorMichael T. Madigan, Kelly S. Bender, D.H., Buckley, W., Sattley, M.m Stahl, D.A.
AuthorWilley, J.M., Sherwood, L.M., and Woolverton, C.J.
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment size300
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlison Brown
Laboratory ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Three 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Workshop activities (800 words equivalent)
|Other||Individual||No||15||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
Online quizzes (4x5%) (800 words equivalent)
Practical skills assessment (800 words equivalent)
|Practical demonstration||Individual||No||20||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
Final exam 2 hour (2000 word equivalent)
|Other written exam||Individual||No||45||SILO1|