This unit provides students with knowledge and understanding of key concepts in biology for students specialising in biotechnology, ecology or science education and will be built upon in the subsequent unit, Biology 2. The unit content will be supplemented by laboratory practicum. Students will develop scientific literacy, practical and writing skills in a student centred learning environment with a focus on ecology, microbiology, plant structure and function, animal physiology, and evolution.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):