162.101 Cell Biology (15 credits)

IMPORTANT NOTE:There have been changes to this course for 2020. For 2019 enrolments please check the individual offering description below to confirm details for:

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An introduction to the cellular basis of life. Spanning eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells; cellular structure and function; core biochemical components; mechanisms for generating genetic diversity; the flow of information within cells and between generations; gene expression; and a survey of the landscape of modern genomics, this course provides the conceptual foundation for subsequent courses on molecules, cells and organisms.

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  • Passes in the following NCEA standards are highly recommended: level 1, AS90927 (microorganisms); level 2, AS91153 (practical investigation), AS91156 (cellular processes), AS91157 (genetic variation), AS91159 (gene expression); level 3, AS91601 (practical investigation), AS91607 (genetic transfer) or a pass in 162.103. This course is tough if you don’t have the background. Find out if you have what you need by taking this qu

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Year Semester Mode Location
2019 * Semester One full semester Internal Auckland Campus
2019 * Semester One full semester Internal Manawatu Campus
2020 Semester One full semester Internal Auckland Campus
2020 Semester One full semester Internal Manawatu Campus

* Due to recent changes you should carefully check this offering to confirm details before you enrol.

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