BIOL06013 2008 BIOLOGY

General Details

Full Title
BIOLOGY
Transcript Title
BIOLOGY
Code
BIOL06013
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
BIOL - Biology
Department
LIFE - Life Sciences
Level
06 - NFQ Level 6
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Stage
Fee
Start Term
2008 - Full Academic Year 2008-09
End Term
2020 - Full Academic Year 2020-21
Author(s)
Dr. Oliver Joyce
Description

The module introduces learners to the structure and functions of eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells.  The module also relates the structure and  functions of biological macromolecules. 

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Describe the structure and functions of the eukaryotic cells & cell organelles.

2.

Illustrate the structure and functions of prokaryotic cells.

3.

Outline the factors that affect enzyme activity.

4.

Describe the structure and functions of biological macromolecules.

5.

Communicate information accurately and effectively using written, visual and numeral forms.

Teaching and Learning Strategies

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Module Assessment Strategies

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Repeat Assessments

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Indicative Syllabus

Cell structure and function

The structure of a typical eukaryotic cell. The structures and functions of the organelles of a eukaryotic cell. The structure of a typical prokaryotic cell, bacterial growth.

Biological Macromolecules

The structure and function of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, nucleic acids.

Enzymes & Metabolism

The structure & function of enzymes, their role in metabolism.

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
50 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
50 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Multiple Choice Questions Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 50 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5
             
             

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam Final Exam Assessment 50 % End of Term 1,2,3,4,5
             
             

Part Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Not Specified Lecture 2 Weekly 2.00
Total Part Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 2.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Biology Sylvia S. Mader

Biology Campbell & Reece Seventh Edition

Other Resources

Moodle

Science Direct

PubMed