Biology & Environmental Science - Biology for the Modern World

University College Dublin


Course Name Biology & Environmental Science - Biology for the Modern World
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code BIOL10070
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment TRIMESTER: Spring
Application Date 2022-2023 Academic Year
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Duration Spring Trimester - January to May

Student Effort Hours:
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures 22
Specified Learning Activities 22
Autonomous Student Learning 81
Total 125

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
The module will be delivered through lectures. In addition, background readings by students will be expected.
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Eligibility Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Requirements:
Biology at Leaving Certificate Level

Learning Exclusions:
Elective course only, cannot be used for 50 credit Stage 1 Science/Agriculture requirements.

Learning Recommendations:
Appropriate for undergraduates in all disciplines.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
BIOL10120 - Cell Biology & Genetics (NUin), PATH30080 - Disease Mechanisms & Pharmacol
Course Content

Expand+BIOL10070 Biology for the Modern World
Academic Year 2022/2023

Biology lies at the heart of human civilisation and society. Biological knowledge underpins how we treat disease, care for other species and our environment, and how we produce food, ...

Number of Credits 5
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