Bachelor of Science

Genetics

Program of Study Credit Points
Core Units for this Major
Complete 12 credit points from the following units:
12 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
MTHS110 Quantitative Skills with Applications 6  
MTHS120 Calculus and Linear Algebra 1 6  
MTHS130 Calculus and Linear Algebra 2 6  
STAT100 Introduction to Statistical Modelling 6  
And complete the following units: 24 cps
BIOL110 Biology I 6  
BIOL120 Biology II 6  
CHEM110 Chemistry I 6  
CHEM120 Chemistry II 6  
#Prescribed Units for this Major
Complete the following units:
48 cps
BCHM210 Introductory Molecular Biology and Biochemistry I 6  
BCHM220 Introduction to Biochemistry II 6  
BCHM341 Clinical Biochemistry and Cell Biology 6  
BTEC360 Biotechnology and Advanced Molecular Biology 6  
GENE210 Introductory Genetics 6  
GENE322 Genetics of Populations 6  
GENE352 Genomic Analysis and Bioinformatics 6  
MICR220 Introductory Microbiology 6  
#Students undertaking a second major must be aware that a unit common to both majors at 200/300-level counts towards one major only. In these circumstances students are to select a Listed Unit from the relevant Major.  
Course Requirements 60 cps

To achieve an overall total of 144 credit points candidates must complete a further 60 credit points by either:
Completing a second Major and Elective Units
or
Completing the Listed Units for this Major and Elective Units.

 
Group 1 - Listed Units for candidates undertaking this Major
Candidates completing TWO Majors complete 0 credit points.
Candidates completing ONE Major must complete 18 credit points at 200-level from the following units:
0-18 cps
ASTY221 Introduction to Astronomy and Astrophysics 6  
CHEM250 Analytical Chemistry 6  
EVOL211 Evolution and Biogeography 6  
GENE251 Introduction to Breeding and Genetics 6  
GEOL202 Introductory Palaeontology 6  
STAT210 Statistical Modelling and Experimental Design 6  
ZOOL203 Vertebrate Zoology - Evolution and Diversity 6  
ZOOL210 Invertebrate Zoology 6  
Group 2 - Listed Units for candidates undertaking this Major
Candidates completing TWO Majors complete 0 credit points.
Candidates completing ONE Major must complete 18 credit points at 300-level from the following units:
0-18 cps
ECOL320 Molecular Ecology 6  
EM353 Conservation Biology 6  
EVOL301 Biological Systematics 6  
GENE422 Genetic Evaluation and Breeding Program Design 6  
SCI395 Science Report 6  
ZOOL329 Evolutionary Parasitology 6  
Elective Units
Complete 0 to 24 credit points with not more than 12 credit points at 100-level.
0-24 cps
The number of credit points and level will vary depending on whether candidates undertake ONE or TWO Majors.
Elective Units can be selected from any unit offered by the University subject to candidates meeting overall prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.
 
Total 144 cps

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