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BCMB3888: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Project

Our ever-changing world requires knowledge that extends across multiple disciplines. This unit presents the opportunity to bring together the concepts and skills you have learnt in biochemistry and molecular biology and apply them to an authentic interdisciplinary project that blends biochemistry and molecular biology and a different discipline. In this unit, you will continue to understand, explore and apply disciplinary knowledge, while also meeting and collaborating with students from a different discipline in the University through project-based learning; identifying and solving problems, collecting and analysing data and communicating your findings to a diverse audience. All of these skills are highly valued by employers. This unit will foster the ability to work in interdisciplinary teams, and this is essential for both professional and research pathways in future.

Code BCMB3888
Academic unit Life and Environmental Sciences Academic Operations
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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(BCMB2XX1 or MEDS2003) and BCMB2XX2
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None
Assumed knowledge:
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2000 level biochemistry and molecular biology

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. ​Apply disciplinary knowledge to solve problems in an interdisciplinary context
  • LO2. ​Find, define and delimit authentic problems in order to address them. ​
  • LO3. ​Create an investigation strategy, explore solutions, discuss approaches and predict outcomes.​
  • LO4. ​Analyse data using modern information technology and digital skills.​
  • LO5. ​​Demonstrate integrity, confidence, personal resilience and the capacity to manage challenges, both individually and in teams.​
  • LO6. ​Collaborate with diverse groups and across cultural and disciplinary boundaries to develop solution(s) to the project problems. ​
  • LO7. ​Communicate project outcomes effectively to a broad audience.​