APHB5519 Biological Art Integration Studies I
- 6 points
If this unit does not have an online alternative, then students who are presently unable to enter Western Australia and whose studies would be delayed by an inability to complete this unit, should contact the unit coordinator (details given on this page) to ascertain, on an individual case-by-case basis, if alternate arrangements can be made to support their study in this unit.
Availability Location Mode Semester 1 UWA (Perth) Face to face Predominantly face-to-face. On campus attendance required to complete this unit. May have accompanying resources online. Semester 2 UWA (Perth) Face to face Predominantly face-to-face. On campus attendance required to complete this unit. May have accompanying resources online.
- The unit is taught in odd-numbered years only and facilitates students to actively integrate their knowledge of both art and science into their growing understanding of biological art.
- Students are able to (1) progressively integrate their knowledge of both art and science into their growing understanding of biological art; (2) explore the nature of biological art and develop a growing understanding of some of its aesthetic, conceptual, social and ethical aspects; (3) understand some of the limitations of the use of the life science technologies in the production of biological art; and (4) understand and apply biological art as a communication tool.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) tutorial presentation; (2) tutorial participation; and (3) seminar summaries. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Ionat Zurr
- Unit rules
- enrolment in the Master of Biological Arts (71530)
- Contact hours
- seminars: 1.5 hours per week, labs/tutorials: 1.5 hours per week
- This unit has a similar structure to APHB5518 Biological Art Integration Studies II, but the content is novel. Students should take both units over their degree, but the order is not important.
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Unit readings, including any essential textbooks, are listed in the unit outline for each unit, one week prior the commencement of study. The unit outline will be available via the LMS and the UWA Handbook one week prior the commencement of study. Reading lists and essential textbooks are subject to change each semester. Information on essential textbooks will also be made available on the Essential Textbooks. This website is updated regularly in the lead up to semester so content may change. It is recommended that students purchase essential textbooks for convenience due to the frequency with which they will be required during the unit. A limited number of textbooks will be made available from the Library in print and will also be made available online wherever possible. Essential textbooks can be purchased from the commercial vendors to secure the best deal. The Student Guild can provide assistance on where to purchase books if required. Books can be purchased second hand at the Guild Secondhand bookshop (second floor, Guild Village), which is located on campus.