School Of Science And Health

General MicrobiologyWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300331.3


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
A knowledge of introductory biology, especially an understanding of the diversity of living organisms and basic concepts of cell structure and function is essential for students undertaking this unit. The unit assumes that students are familiar with basic biological laboratory techniques such as use of the light microscope. This is taught in Biology 1.

Incompatible Units
300300 - Microbiology 1, MI104A - Microbiolgy 1.1

300221 Biology 1 OR 300222 Biology 2 OR 300539 Biodiversity OR 300543 Cell Biology OR BI107A Biological Sciences 1.1 (X)

BI107A Biological Sciences 1.1 (X)

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Only students in courses 3569 - Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Health) and 405A - Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Health) may use BI107A - Biological Sciences 1.1 (X) as a co-requisite.

About this Unit
This unit is replaced by 300844 - General Microbiology from 2013. This is a unit in general microbiology designed for students in Applied Science and Natural Science degrees. It builds on students’ existing knowledge of cell biology and biodiversity, and provides an overview of the nature of micro-organisms and their significance. The unit emphasises the role of micro-organisms in environments such as water, soil, animals and plants, as well as in foods, industry and waste treatment. The unit focuses on the applications of microbiological concepts in these applied areas.

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