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2013 XAB080 Experiencing Science

Unit Level: Foundation

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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SPECIAL NOTE: The student contribution amount for this unit is fully subsidised and therefore not payable by the student.

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
XAB080 H,L,W H,L,W

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 1 H On Campus 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 L On Campus 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 W On Campus 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 2 H On Campus 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 L On Campus 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 W On Campus 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

About Census Dates

DESCRIPTION

At the completion of this unit students will have an understanding of foundation and core concepts in the four major strands of Science: Biological Sciences, Earth and Environmental Science, Chemistry and Physics. Through lectures, workshops and assignments, students will also develop the thinking and writing skills necessary at introductory level study in science.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: A practical and theoretical assignment based on each discipline area (20% each, total 80%) 2 hour exam (20%)

TEACHING PATTERN: Two hours lectures and two hours prac weekly

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web supported - L,W,H
Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
   Resource supported teaching & learning - L,W,H
Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
About Flexible Study Options

TEXTS
Launceston Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 1)
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 1)
Launceston Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)

STAFF: David McCormack (Unit Coordinator).

FEES
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KEY

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units - campuses A, F, G, K, Q and Y click here for more information.



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