This subject provides a brief introduction to taxonomy & phylogeny and basic science & measurement concepts, then introduces cell biology incorporating applied aspects of basic cell structure and function including aspects of introductory organic chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, and cell physiology with particular emphasis on biochemical and genetic functions of cells. It provides foundations in membrane transport and cell signalling. This subject will prepare students for advanced study in physiology, pathophysiology, microbiology and histology. Previous basic knowledge of chemistry and biology is assumed.
School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences
Only students in
Bachelor of Veterinary Biology
Bachelor of Veterinary Biology/Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honours) Integrated Honours
Basic chemistry and biology.
The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of VSC113 in Session 1 2020. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.