Undergraduate Course: Plant Physiology 3 (BILG09008)
|School||School of Biological Sciences
||College||College of Science and Engineering
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 9 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course will cover the physiology, molecular biology and biochemistry of higher plants and their interactions with microorganisms. This course particularly explores the aspects of biology that makes plants unique. It also highlights research areas that may be particularly relevant to agricultural biotechnology.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| It is RECOMMENDED that students have passed
The Green Planet 2 (BILG08016)
||Other requirements|| None
|Additional Costs|| Lab coat, notebook and marker pen.
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 20,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 3,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 24,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 1,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Normally two items of in-course assessment and one 2 hour exam.
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S1 (December)||Plant Physiology 3||2:00|
|Resit Exam Diet (August)||2:00|
| Increased understanding of biological processes.
Detailed learning outcomes will be provided later.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||All lectures will run from 1.00 - 2.00 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays in the Daniel Rutherford Lecture Room 2. Practicals will run from 2.00 - 4.00 p.m. in the Rutherford building teaching labs. There will also be a tutorial series from 2.00 - 4.00 p.m. on selected Thursdays (sse course book for details).
As biological sciences courses have a 1.00 p.m. start, the Plant Physiology course schedule was not compatible with the available times to select from timetab. Hence, this information has been included here.
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||M, Th 1300-1400 Lecture
M, Th 1400-1700 Prac/Tut
|Course organiser||Prof Karl Oparka
Tel: (0131 6)50 7256
|Course secretary||Ms Vicky Higginson
Tel: (0131 6)50 5988
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