Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Science

School

Biological Sciences School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

3 Lecture hours, 3 Practical or Laboratory hours

Restricted

This course isn't available to any student that has completed AGRC1020, AGRC1021, ANIM1060, or AGRC1041. If you have completed any of these courses and wish to enrol into BIOL1030, please contact the Faculty of Science.

Assessment methods

Web-based assignment, practical & field reports, mid & end semester examinations

Course coordinator

Dr Vera Weisbecker

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2018 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable

Please Note: Course profiles marked as not available may still be in development.

Course description

This course details the living world of which we are a part, from microbe to ecosystem. It provides clear cases of how human health, quality of life and future is intricately linked to the well-being of other organisms and the environment we all share. The course will lead students through a number of global challenges which highlight global biodiversity as a source of biomedical and economical innovation. This lays the foundation for understanding and facing the environmental and biomedical challenges facing humans and the planet.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2010 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2010 Malaysia Off-Shore Course Profile
Semester 1, 2009 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2009 Malaysia Off-Shore Course Profile
Semester 1, 2008 Malaysia Off-Shore Course Profile
Semester 1, 2008 St Lucia Internal Course Profile