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Courses - Faculty of Science

Tertiary Foundation Certificate Biological Science

Foundation Courses

15 Points

Foundation Biology 1

An introduction to biological sciences with an emphasis on organism diversity, which includes bacteria, plants, fungi and animals. Fundamentals of classification, ecology and evolution are introduced and the study of a current topic in biology is used to develop research and critical thinking skills. Practical classes are both laboratory-based and field based.

Restriction: BIOSCI 91F, 91P

15 Points

Foundation Biology 2

Concepts introduced in TFCBIO 91F are further developed with an emphasis on the structures and processes of living things at cellular and molecular levels. Cell biology, genetic principles and biochemistry are explored and further developed in a human biological context. Laboratories focus on students developing key practical skills.

Restriction: BIOSCI 91F, 92F, 91P, 92P