|Course code BIOL3100||Units 10||Level 3000||Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Environmental and Life Sciences|
Microbiology will cover a series of integrated themes including virology, molecular microbiology, microbial biotechnology environmental microbiology, pathogenesis, antibiotic activity and antibiotic resistance.
Available in 2015
|Objectives||On successful completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate:|
1. Knowledge of the biotechnology processes for which microorganisms can be used and manipulated.
2. Knowledge of the dynamic nature of symbiotic interactions.
3. An understanding of the problems involved in antimicrobial therapy and the development of new chemicals for the control of microorganisms.
4. Knowledge of applied microbiology to environmental management.
|Content||Topics will include:|
1. Evolution and Diversity
a) Archaea & Proteobacteria
b) Microbial interactions
c) Environmental microbiology
2. Microbial Biotechnology
b) Fermentation and degradation
c) Biotechnology applications for microbiology
3. Molecular microbiology
b) Pathogenesis and antimicrobial strategies
c) Mobile DNA
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for 8 weeks|
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 8 weeks
|Timetables||2015 Course Timetables for BIOL3100|