Full Title BIOLOGY 1

Short Title BIOLOGY 1

Code BIOL06020
Level 06
Credit 05

Author Joyce, Oliver
Department Life Sciences

Subject Area Biology
Attendence N/A%
Fee

Description
The module aims to introduce learners to the structure & function of the major biological macromolecules of the cell. The module also introduces learners to the structure of eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells and the functions of eukaryotic cell organelles.

Indicative Syllabus
Cell structure and function

The structure of a typical eukaryotic cell. The structures and functions of the organelles of a eukaryotic cell. Transport across membranes. The structure of a typical prokaryotic cell, bacterial growth

Macromolecules of the cell

The structure and function of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, nucleic acids.

Cell Division

Binary Fission, Mitosis & Meiosis.

Laboratory Practicals and Student Centred Learning

The module will include laboratory practicals and student centered learning that will supplement the lecture based learning.

Learning Outcomes
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to
  1. Describe the structures and functions of the eukaryotic cells & cell organelles.

  2. Illustrate the difference between a prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell.
  3. Describe the cell cycle & cell division.

  4. Describe the structure and function of biological macromolecules

  5. Perform and report on, biological laboratory experiments.

  6. Communicate information accurately and effectively using written, visual and numeral forms.

Assessment Strategies
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Assessment Facilitites
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Module Dependencies
Pre Requisite Modules
None
Co Requisite Modules
None
Incompatible Modules
None

Coursework Assessment Breakdown %
Course Work / Continuous Assessment 65 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Examination 35 %

Coursework Assessment Breakdown

Description Outcome Assessed % of Total Assessment Week
Practical skills evaluation, written laboratory reports. 5,6 65 OnGoing


End Exam Assessment Breakdown

Description Outcome Assessed % of Total Assessment Week
Final exam. 1,2,3,4,6 35 End of Term


Distance Learning Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Weekly Workload

Total Average Weekly Learner Workload 0.00 Hours

Part Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Weekly Workload

Total Average Weekly Learner Workload 0.00 Hours

Full Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Weekly Workload
Lecture Tiered Classroom Lecture 3 Weekly 3.00
Laboratory Practical Science Laboratory laboratory Practical 2.5 Weekly 2.50
Independent Learning UNKNOWN Self Study 1.5 Weekly 1.50

Total Average Weekly Learner Workload 5.50 Hours

Online Learning Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Weekly Workload

Total Average Weekly Learner Workload 0.00 Hours

Resources
Book Resources
Biology, Sylvia S. Mader.

Biology, Campbell & Reece.
Other Resources
Moodle

Science Direct

PubMed
Url Resources
Additional Info