Foundations of Bioscience Practice (FBP1004)


Credit: 25

In this unit students will be introduced to the application of academic standards and development of skills required for studying at university. Introduction to requirements for professional, safe and accurate laboratory practice. Students will learn laboratory techniques to apply introductory Chemistry knowledge, and practise as emerging scientists capable of working individually and in teams. Introduction to ethics in the context of human and animal research. Introduction to careers for health scientists.

Delivery Mode

Semester 1Semester 2

Face-to-face (on campus)

Face-to-face (on campus)

Tuition Patterns

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Lecture2 hours weekly
Tutorial5 x 2 hours semesterly
Practical Laboratory5 x 3 hours semesterly


What are prerequisites?

Prerequisites are courses or units that must be completed or admitted into before enrolling in this unit.