University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

EDUC 1006 - Science for University A

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 36 hours
Restriction: Available to University Preparatory Program or Wirltu Yarlu Preparatory Program students only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Assessment: Short Critical Review; Group Presentation; In-class tests; Essay; Major Scientific Critical Review

This course offers students of both 'Preparation for University Program' and 'The Wirltu Yarlu University Preparatory Program' the opportunity to advance their science skills in preparation for future university study in a variety of disciplines such as health sciences, engineering and applied science. The aim of this course is for students to learn and understand scientific concepts and theories and apply this knowledge to real-world contexts. Students will also gain an understanding of the scientific process and learn to interpret and write scientific papers. The course will cover some of the fundamental theories and concepts in physics and biology, including Newton's laws and the genetic code. Students will be assessed on conducting an experiment and writing a scientific report as well as their understanding of some key concepts and theories in physics and biology. On completion of this course, it is expected for students to be able to collect and present data, critically evaluate scientific papers and apply scientific theories and concepts to a range of real life situations.

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Commonwealth supported
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Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 16/03/2020 Thu 26/03/2020 Fri 08/05/2020 Fri 12/06/2020

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
12334 LE01 40 31 2 Mar - 6 Apr Monday 12pm - 1pm Nexus10, UB40, Teaching Room
27 Apr - 8 Jun Monday 12pm - 1pm Nexus10, UB40, Teaching Room
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
14531 TU01 25 16 3 Mar - 7 Apr Tuesday 11am - 1pm Nexus10, UB40, Teaching Room
28 Apr - 9 Jun Tuesday 11am - 1pm Nexus10, UB40, Teaching Room