UWA Handbook 2017

Elective units

Level 2 electives

Science

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Key to availability of units:
S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = summer teaching period; N/A = not available in 2017;
NS = non-standard teaching period

Note: Units that are indicated as N/A may be available in 2018 or 2019.

Level 2 electives
AvailabilityUnit codeUnit nameUnit rules
N/AAGRI2001World Food Production SystemsPrerequisites: ECON1101 Microeconomics: Prices and Markets, ACCT1101 Financial Accounting
S2AGRI2298Special unit: Agricultural exchange to IndonesiaNone
S1ANHB2212Human Structure and DevelopmentPrerequisites: six points of ANHB1101 Human Biology I: Becoming Human; ANHB1102 Human Biology II: Being Human; BIOL1130 Frontiers in Biology (formerly BIOL1130 Core Concepts in Biology); BIOL1131 Plant and Animal Biology; SCIE1106 Molecular Biology of the Cell; SSEH1101 The Musculoskeletal System and Movement (formerly SSEH1101 Human Movement 1); or SSEH1102 Human Structure and Athletic Performance (formerly SSEH1102 Human Movement 2) Students who have not passed BOTH ANHB1101 and ANHB1102 must take a prescribed reading list available from the unit coordinator and on LMS.
N/AANHB2213Human Functional AnatomyPrerequisites: ANHB2212 Human Structure and Development or [ANHB1101 Human Biology I: Becoming Human and ANHB1102 Human Biology II: Being Human and SSEH1101 The Musculoskeletal System and Movement (formerly SSEH1101 Human Movement 1)]
S2ANHB2214Human Organs and SystemsPrerequisites: ANHB1101Human Biology I: Becoming Human, ANHB1102 Human Biology II: Being Human, BIOL1130 Frontiers in Biology, BIOL1131 Plant and Animal Biology, SCIE1106 Molecular Biology of the Cell or IMED1001 Form and Function
S1ANHB2215Biological Anthropology: Human Adaptation and VariationNone
S2ANHB2216Human Reproductive BiologyNone
S1ANHB2217Human NeurobiologyPrerequisites: any two of ANHB1101 Human Biology I: Becoming Human, ANHB1102 Human Biology II: Being Human, BIOL1130 Frontiers in Biology (formerly BIOL1130 Core Concepts in Biology), SCIE1106 Molecular Biology of the Cell
S2ANIM2207Animal Function and StructurePrerequisites: EART1105 The Dynamic Planet or BIOL1131 Plant and Animal Biology or BIOL1130 Frontiers in Biology (formerly BIOL1130 Core Concepts in Biology)
Incompatibility: ANIM2210 Animal Science, ANIM2204 Vertebrate Zoology, ANIM2203 Invertebrate Zoology
S2ANIM2208Animal Ethics and WelfarePrerequisites: completion of 24 points
Incompatibility: ANIM3312 Animal Ethics and Welfare, ANIM8312 Animal Ethics and Welfare
SSANIM2297Special unit: Human-wildlife conflict in Sri LankaPrerequisites: ENVT2250 Ecology
S1BIOC2001Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of the CellPrerequisites: SCIE1106 Molecular Biology of the Cell and (CHEM1004 Biological Chemistry or CHEM1002 Chemistry—Structure and Reactivity)
Incompatibility: BIOC2203 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of the Cell, BIOC2201 Biochemistry of the Cell, SCIE2225 Molecular Biology
S2BIOC2002Biochemical Regulation of Cell FunctionPrerequisites: SCIE1106 Molecular Biology of the Cell and six points of (CHEM1101 Inorganic and Physical Chemistry; CHEM1102 Organic Chemistry; CHEM1103 Biological Organic Chemistry; CHEM1104 Biological Inorganic and Physical Chemistry; CHEM1105 Introductory Chemistry; CHEM1106 Biological Chemistry; CHEM1001 Chemistry—Properties and Energetics; CHEM1002 Chemistry—Structure and Reactivity; CHEM1003 Introductory Chemistry or CHEM1004 Biological Chemistry)
Incompatibility: BIOC2250 Biochemistry, BIOC2202 Biochemical Regulation of Cell Function
NSBIOC2202Biochemical Regulation of Cell FunctionPrerequisites: SCIE1106 Molecular Biology of the Cell and six points of (CHEM1101 Inorganic and Physical Chemistry; CHEM1102 Organic Chemistry; CHEM1103 Biological Organic Chemistry; CHEM1104 Biological Inorganic and Physical Chemistry; CHEM1105 Introductory Chemistry; CHEM1106 Biological Chemistry; CHEM1001 Chemistry—Properties and Energetics; CHEM1002 Chemistry—Structure and Reactivity; CHEM1003 Introductory Chemistry or CHEM1004 Biological Chemistry)
Co-requisites: BIOC2201 Biochemistry of the Cell is highly recommended
Incompatibility: BIOC2250 Biochemistry
S2BIOL2261Conservation BiologyPrerequisites: BIOL1130 Frontiers in Biology (formerly BIOL1130 Core Concepts in Biology) or BIOL1131 Plant and Animal Biology
S1CHEM2001Core Chemical Concepts and TechniquesPrerequisites: one of (CHEM1001 Chemistry—Properties and Energetics, CHEM1101 Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, CHEM1104 Biological Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, CHEM1003 Introductory Chemistry, CHEM1105 Introductory Chemistry) and one of (CHEM1002 Chemistry—Structure and Reactivity, CHEM1102 Organic Chemistry, CHEM1103 Biological Organic Chemistry). A mark of 70 percent or above must be achieved in CHEM1003 Introductory Chemistry or CHEM1105 Introductory Chemistry.
Incompatibility: CHEM2210 Structure Determination and Physical Chemistry
S2CHEM2002Physical and Analytical ChemistryPrerequisites: CHEM2001 Core Chemical Concepts and Techniques or CHEM2210 Structure Determination and Physical Chemistry
Incompatibility: CHEM2220 Analytical and Physical Chemistry
S2CHEM2003Chemical SynthesisPrerequisites: CHEM2001 Core Chemical Concepts and Techniques or CHEM2210 Structure Determination and Physical Chemistry
Incompatibility: CHEM2211 Synthetic and Materials Chemistry
S1EART2231Earth MaterialsPrerequisites: EART1104 Introduction to Geology
S1EART2232Field GeologyPrerequisites: EART1104 Introduction to Geology
Co-requisites: EART2231 Earth Materials
S2EART2234Earth ProcessesPrerequisites: EART1104 Introduction to Geology
S1ECON2224Environmental Economics 2Prerequisites: any Level 1 ECON unit
S1ENVT2220The Climate SystemPrerequisites: none; for pre-2012 courses: none
S2ENVT2221Global Climate Change and BiodiversityPrerequisites: BIOL1130 Frontiers in Biology (formerly BIOL1130 Core Concepts in Biology) or BIOL1131 Plant and Animal Biology or EART1105 The Dynamic Planet; for pre-2012 courses: any Level 1 BIOL unit or any Level 1 EART unit
S1ENVT2236Soil SciencePrerequisites: EART1105 The Dynamic Planet or BIOL1131 Plant and Animal Biology
Incompatibility: EART2220 Earth Surface Processes and Landforms or EART2230 Soil Science Essentials or EART2222 Geomorphology and Soils
S1ENVT2250EcologyPrerequisites: BIOL1130 Frontiers in Biology (formerly BIOL1130 Core Concepts in Biology) or BIOL1131 Plant and Animal Biology; for pre-2012 courses: BIOL1130 Core Concepts in Biology or BIOL1131 Plant and Animal Biology or EART1105 Earth and Environment: Dynamic Planet or EART1108 Earth and Environment: Geographical Perspectives
S2ENVT2251Hydrology and Water Resource ManagementPrerequisites: EART1105 The Dynamic Planet or ENVT1104 Environmental Science and Technology or GEOG1103 Geographies of a Global City
S2FNSC2200Mysteries of Forensic ScienceIncompatibility: FNSC2210 Introduction to Forensic Science
S1GENE2250Principles of InheritancePrerequisites: BIOL1130 Frontiers In Biology (formerly BIOL1130 Core Concepts in Biology) or BIOL1131 Plant and Animal Biology or ANHB1101 Human Biology I: Becoming Human or ANHB1102 Human Biology II: Being Human or SCIE1106 Molecular Biology of the Cell
Incompatibility: GENE2204 Principles of Genetics, GENE2240 Introduction to Genetics
S1GEOG2201Geographic Information SystemsIncompatibility: EART2201 Geographic Information Systems
NSGEOG2202Reading Landscapes: People and ProcessesPrerequisites: EART1105 The Dynamic Planet or GEOG1101 Geographies of Global Cities (previously PLNG1101) or GEOG1102 Globalisation, Environment and Development (previously EART1108)
S2GEOG2204International Field Work in GeographyPrerequisites: EART1105 The Dynamic Planet or EART1108 Globalisation Environment and Development or PLNG1101 Geographies of Global Cities
Incompatibility: EART2202 International Field Work in Geography
S1GEOG2205Geographies of Economic DevelopmentPrerequisites: EART1108 Globalisation, Environment and Development or GEOG1101 Geographies of Global Cities (formerly PLNG1101 Geographies of Global Cities)
Incompatibility: PLNG2201 Geographies of Economic Development
S2GEOG2206Social Geography and PlanningPrerequisites: ONE of: EART1108 Globalisation, Environment and Development; OR GEOG1101 Geographies of Global Cities (formerly PLNG1101 Geographies of Global Cities); OR GEOG 1103 Geographies of Global Cities; OR GEOG1104 Disasters! This does not apply to students who take Social Geography and Planning as part of the Integrated Design major
Incompatibility: PLNG2202 Social Geography and Planning
S1PHYL2001Physiology of Human Body SystemsIncompatibility: PHYL2255 Physiology of Human Body Systems
S2PHYL2002Physiology of CellsIncompatibility: PHYL2245 Physiology of Cells
S1PHYS2001Quantum Mechanics 1 and ElectromagnetismPrerequisites: PHYS1001 Physics for Scientists and Engineers and PHYS1002 Modern Physics and (MATH1001 Mathematical Methods 1 or MATH1011 Multivariable Calculus)
Co-requisites: MATH1002 Mathematical Methods 2 or MATH1012 Mathematical Theory and Methods or a Level 2 Mathematics major unit
S2PHYS2002The Physics of ParticlesPrerequisites: PHYS1001 Physics for Scientists and Engineers and PHYS1002 Modern Physics and (MATH1001 Mathematical Methods 1 or MATH1011 Multivariable Calculus)
S2PLNT2201Plants in ActionPrerequisites: BIOL1130 Frontiers in Biology (formerly BIOL1130 Core Concepts in Biology) or BIOL1131 Plant and Animal Biology or SCIE1106 Molecular Biology of the Cell
S2PLNT2204Plant Diversity and EvolutionPrerequisites: BIOL1130 Frontiers in Biology (formerly BIOL1130 Core Concepts in Biology) or BIOL1131 Plant and Animal Biology or SCIE1106 Molecular Biology of the Cell
S1PSYC2203Psychological Research MethodsPrerequisites: PSYC1101 Psychology: Mind and Brain or PSYC1102 Psychology: Behaviour in Context or 12 points of mathematics and/or statistics
N/APSYC2208Psychology: Atypical DevelopmentPrerequisites: PSYC1101 Psychology: Mind and Brain or PSYC1102 Psychology: Behaviour in Context
Incompatibility: PSYC2207 Normal and Abnormal Development; PSYC3308 Psychology: Atypical Development
N/APSYC2209Industrial and Organisational PsychologyPrerequisites: PSYC1101 Psychology: Mind and Brain or PSYC1102 Psychology: Behaviour in Context
Incompatibility: PSYC3309 Industrial and Organisational Psychology
N/APSYC2212Psychology and Social BehaviourPrerequisites: PSYC1101 Psychology: Mind and Brain or PSYC1102 Psychology: Behaviour in Context
Incompatibility: PSYC3312 Psychology and Social Behaviour
S1PSYC2213Psychology: Lifespan DevelopmentPrerequisites: PSYC1101 Psychology: Mind and Brain or PSYC1102 Psychology: Behaviour in Context
Incompatibility: PSYC3313 Psychology: Lifespan Development
S2PSYC2214Adult PsychopathologyPrerequisites: PSYC1101 Psychology: Mind and Brain or PSYC1102 Psychology: Behaviour in Context
Incompatibility: PSYC3314 Adult Psychopathology
S1PSYC2215Cognitive PsychologyPrerequisites: PSYC1101 Psychology: Mind and Brain or PSYC1102 Psychology: Behaviour in Context
Incompatibility: PSYC3315 Cognitive Psychology
N/APSYC2217Cognitive NeurosciencePrerequisites: PSYC1101 Psychology: Mind and Brain or PSYC1102 Psychology: Behaviour in Context
Incompatibility: PSYC3317 Cognitive Neuroscience
S2PSYC2218Perception and Sensory NeuropsychologyPrerequisites: PSYC1101 Psychology: Mind and Brain or PSYC1102 Psychology: Behaviour in Context
Incompatibility: PSYC3318 Perception and Sensory Neuropsychology
S1SCIE2204Marine SystemsPrerequisites: EART1105 The Dynamic Planet or BIOL1131 Plant and Animal Biology
NS, S1, S2SCIE2205Science Work PlacementPrerequisites: enrolment in the Bachelor of Science (BP004) and completion of 60 points of study at UWA
S2SCIE2206Special unit: Schools Science EngagementPrerequisites: Enrolment in the Bachelor of Science (BP004) and completion of 60 points of study at UWA
S2SCIE2267Quantitative Methods in Environmental ManagementPrerequisites: any Level 1 ECON unit or any Level 1 ENVT unit
S2SCOM2205Science PresentationsNone
S1SCOM2208Science WritingPrerequisites: completion of 36 credit points at University
Incompatibility: COMM3324 Science Communication—Writing
S2SSEH2240Motor Learning and ControlNone
S1SSEH2250Biomechanics in Sport and ExerciseNone
S1SSEH2260Exercise PhysiologyNone
S2SSEH2270Psychosocial Aspects of Sport, Exercise and HealthNone
S2SSEH2290Promoting Lifelong Physical ActivityNone
S1SSEH2296Skilled Movement InstructionPrerequisites: completion of a Level 1 SSEH unit
Incompatibility: SSEH3333 Practical Aspects of Movement
N/AVISA2214Aesthetic Crossovers of Art and SciencePrerequisites: completion of 24 points of Level 1 units
S2VISA2249Art and Life ManipulationPrerequisites: completion of 24 points of Level 1 units