Subject Descriptions - Subject Information


Calendar: 2017 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health
Department: Science, Medicine and Health


Subject Information
Subject Code SCIE102
Subject Name International Perspectives in Science
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites Nil
Co-Requisites Nil
Restrictions Available only to students in the International BSc and International BSc (Honours)
Equivalence Nil
Assessment Weekly participation 20%; Individual Assignment 30%; Group Assignment 50%
General Subject No.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Course
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
329-Bachelor of Economics and Finance-Bachelor of Laws
336-Bachelor of Science (Psychology) - Bachelor of Laws
340-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
351-Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775M-Course information not Found
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information Students enrol in Tutorials online via the Tutorial Enrolment link in SOLS.

Subject Availability
Session Autumn  (27-02-2017 to 22-06-2017)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method Flexible
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions 1774 - International Bachelor of Science (Honours)  (Wollongong)
Contact Hours 2 hours lecture/video conference per week. Please note that LV-A and LV-B start in orientation week.
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Sibylle Schwab
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Sibylle Schwab
Instance Comment Restricted to International Bachelor of Science Honours students
Census Date 31-03-2017

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (24-07-2017 to 16-11-2017)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method Flexible
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions 1873 - International Bachelor of Science  (Wollongong)
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Sibylle Schwab
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Sibylle Schwab
Instance Comment Restricted to International Bachelor of Science students
Census Date 31-08-2017

Subject Description
This subject is part of the "Global Science Studies" component of the International Bachelor of Science degree and addresses some of the major topical issues in modern science in the international arena and their impact on our society. It focuses on the importance of a cross-disciplinary approach to problem-solving. The content is presented in modules which provide examples of areas of science that are currently of international interest and importance.


Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Understand the need for a collaborative, interdisciplinary and international approach to problem solving in science;
2. Understand some of the complex issues surrounding the social context of scientific and technological advances;
3. Successfully communicate with a group of their peers, both in the same classroom and via video link to a different location.


Textbook Information
Nil
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