SCIE4404 Techniques in Molecular Sciences

6 points
(see Timetable)
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
This unit consists of laboratory-based activities. Students are exposed to the current techniques used in molecular science research and acquire skills in problem solving, critical thinking, experimental design and data analysis.
Students are able to (1) acquire in-depth knowledge about key techniques in molecular sciences; (2) develop laboratory skills required for scientific problem solving; and (3) acquire skills critical thinking, experimental design and data analysis.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) quizzes and tests; (2) worksheets; and (3) presentation. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Peter Arthur
Unit rules
enrolment in the Master of Biomedical Science (71520)
Master of Biotechnology (71580)
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