Qualification Grading Type
- GD1-Understanding the subject
- GD2-Application of knowledge
- GD4-Use of information
- GD5-Communication and presentation
Unit Learning Outcomes
Understand the processes and importance of mitosis and meiosis.
Explain the stages of mitosis and meiosis.
Explain the significance of the differences between mitosis and meiosis.
Understand the composition, structure and role of nucleic acids in the replication of DNA and the process of protein synthesis.
Explain the structure and method of replication of DNA.
Explain protein synthesis.
Understand the genetic basis of inheritance.
Analyse how genetic problems involving monohybrid, co-dominant and sex linked inheritance may be solved.
Discuss specific examples of chromosome mutations, explaining their significance.
Know the process of DNA extraction.
Explain the stages involved in extracting DNA from cells.
Analyse why it might be necessary to extract DNA.
Perform DNA extraction from cells safely and competently.