Biology & Environmental Science - Fundamentals of Biology

University College Dublin


Course Name Biology & Environmental Science - Fundamentals of Biology
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code BIOL00010
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment TRIMESTER: Autumn
Application Date 2022-2023 Academic Year
Pre-Registration for Autumn 2022 will be reopening in August!

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Duration Autumn Trimester - September to December

Student Effort Hours:
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures 22
Practical 8
Specified Learning Activities 12
Autonomous Student Learning 83
Total 125

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
The module will be delivered using a combination of online lectures, practicals and tutorials
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Eligibility Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Requirements:

Learning Exclusions:
H5 or higher in Leaving Certificate Biology

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
BIOL10120 - Cell Biology & Genetics (NUin)
Course Content

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Academic Year 2022/2023

This course provides an introduction to the general principles of biology and is intended primarily for students who have not previously studied the subject. A wide range of biological con...

Number of Credits 5
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