Undergraduate | RMI-SCB310 | 2023
Grasp the principles and methods of emerging gene technology. Study the structure and function of macromolecules. Examine gene cloning and expression systems. Learn how technology is used to change the genetic makeup of cells to diagnose and treat disease.
- Study method
- Online & on-campus
- 100% online
- Entry requirements
- Part of a degree
- 13 weeks
- 28 Aug 2023
HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available
About this subject
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- Understand the fundamentals of many of the emerging techniques;
- Understand applications of molecular and genetic technologies;
- Understand how these can be applied in medicine, agriculture, diagnostics and environmental technologies.
- Basic molecular cloning technologies
- Regulation of gene expression in eukaryotes
- Genome editing
- Next generation of genome sequencing DNA sequencing technologies
- Introduction to bioinformatics
- Forensic application of molecular biology
- recombinant vaccines
*More details will be provided at the commencement of the relevant Study Period and available on Canvas.
1. Online quiz (MCQ): 15%
This assessment support CLOs 1, 3 & 6
2. Practical component (20%)
This assessment supports CLOs 2, 4& 6
3. Formative assessment 1: 30%
This assessment supports CLOs 1, 3, 4& 6
4. Formative assessment 2: 35%
This assessment supports CLOs 1, 3, 5 & 6
- Formative assessment 2 (35%)
- Prac Reports (Required F2F, Bundoora Prac Class) (20%)
- Online quizzes (15%)
- Formative assessment 1 (30%)
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To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted into a degree.
This subject assumes a level of knowledge in genetics, cell biology and biochemistry equivalent to at least the completion of a second year tertiary subject.
- Attendance requirements - Mandatory lab practical's are scheduled to run for this subject at the RMIT City Campus (Melbourne, Australia): SP3: Oct 31 - Nov 3 (4 half days from 1.30 - 5.00 pm)
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.
Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.
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