Unit

School Of Science

Microbiology 1Western Sydney University Unit Code: 300833.3

Discipline: MICROBIOLOGY

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Michelle Moffitt


Equivalent Units
300300 - Microbiology 1

Incompatible Units
300331 - General Microbiology

Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
In this unit students will use an inquiry-based approach to explore the origin and diversity of microorganisms and their significance in the environment, in foods and industry as well as in health and disease. Students will be introduced to the structure, reproduction, classification, cultivation and enumeration of bacteria, viruses, fungi and protists. The conditions required for growth and survival of microorganisms will be studied as well as physical and chemical methods of control. In laboratory classes students will develop skills in culturing and observing microorganisms and in designing experiments to test microbiological concepts. This unit is a pre-requisite for Microbiology 2 and Level 3 Microbiology units.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Students are required to purchase a laboratory manual, lab coat, safety goggles and enclosed shoes


Courses
2743.10Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2743.11Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
2743.3Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2743.4Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2743.5Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2743.7Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2743.8Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2743.9Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
3562.9Bachelor of Science (Advanced Science)CONTINUING
3589.8Bachelor of Science (Forensic Science)CONTINUING
3658.6Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
3660.6Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of International StudiesCONTINUING
3669.2Bachelor of Natural Science (Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security)CONTINUING
3673.1Bachelor of Medical ScienceCONTINUING
3673.2Bachelor of Medical ScienceCONTINUING
3675.1Bachelor of ScienceCONTINUING
3675.2Bachelor of ScienceCONTINUING
3675.3Bachelor of ScienceCONTINUING
3675.4Bachelor of ScienceCONTINUING
3676.4Bachelor of Science (Chemistry)CONTINUING
3677.2Bachelor of Science (Biological Sciences)CONTINUING
3678.1Bachelor of Science (Nutrition and Food Science)CONTINUING
3678.2Bachelor of Science (Nutrition and Food Science)CONTINUING
3680.3Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science)CONTINUING
3681.2Bachelor of Science (Zoology)CONTINUING
3682.3Bachelor of Medical Science (Advanced)CONTINUING
3754.1Bachelor of ScienceCURRENT
3756.1Bachelor of Science (Pathway to Teaching Primary/Secondary)CURRENT
3757.1Bachelor of Advanced ScienceCURRENT
3763.1Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
3764.1Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of International StudiesCURRENT
4748.2Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of BusinessCONTINUING
4748.3Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT
6002.1Diploma in Science/Bachelor of Medical ScienceCONTINUING
6002.2Diploma in Science/Bachelor of Medical ScienceCONTINUING
6004.1Diploma in Science/Bachelor of ScienceCONTINUING
6043.1Diploma in Science/Bachelor of ScienceCURRENT


Specialisations

KP3026.1General ProgramCONTINUING
KP3027.1General ProgramCONTINUING
KT3128.1Biological ScienceCONTINUING
KT3129.1ChemistryCONTINUING
KT3132.1Nutrition and Food ScienceCONTINUING
KT3148.1Environmental ScienceCONTINUING
M3052.1General BiologyCONTINUING
M3055.1MicrobiologyCONTINUING
M3062.1Biomedical ScienceCONTINUING
M3065.1Biomedical ScienceCONTINUING
M3080.1General BiologyCONTINUING
M3096.1Biomedical ScienceCONTINUING
M3099.1MicrobiologyCONTINUING
M3105.1Biomedical ScienceCONTINUING
MT3016.1BiologyCURRENT
MT3018.1Environmental FuturesCURRENT
MT3019.1MicrobiologyCURRENT
MT3021.1Nutrition and Food ScienceCURRENT
SM3044.1MicrobiologyCONTINUING




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