LFS261 Microbiology

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LFS261 Microbiology


This course introduces you to the world of microbiology, the basis of higher life forms. You learn the fundamental theory and laboratory skills needed to understand microbial isolation, growth, diversity, reproduction, physiology, metabolism and identification. You also study the distribution of microorganisms in nature, their relationship to each other and to other living things as well as their beneficial and detrimental effects. Gain of ethics and laboratory skills is an essential component of the course as well as understanding the theory behind each experiment.

Other information

SCI103 or LFS100 or LFS103 or AB101, UU301 or XU301
MEP263 or MBT263
Semester of offer*:
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
Student contribution band:
Band 2
Census date:
Academic Calendar

* Semester of offer is subject to change.

Course outline

LFS261 Course Outline Semester 1, 2020 (PDF 283KB)

Students enrolled in this course should check the course Blackboard site to ensure that they are accessing the most recent approved version of the course outline.

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