Study the function of biologically important substances, their role in major cell-based metabolic processes as well as whole organisms, and their relationship to cellular function and structure.
|Prerequisites and Restrictions|| You must satisfy the following requirement(s):
|Available semesters||Semester 1 2023|
Please note: This course can’t be fully completed online as you will need to be on campus to complete some activities.
What you will learn
After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:
- Knowledgeably discuss the function of proteins, complex polysaccharides and lipids
- Describe the function of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids and other macromolecules in the context of intermediary metabolism
- Explain the regulation and control of metabolism
- Describe the integration of intermediary metabolism in animals, plants and other living systems
- Apply biochemical principles to the analysis of biochemical systems in the laboratory
- Apply scientific methods and correctly interpret the results of scientific studies
- Solve problems both independently and as part of a team using scientific methods
- Collect, process and interpret data in a variety of contexts
- Use self-directed learning in later life or career development
- Have the ability to search, interpret and use bioinformatics databases.
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