Bachelor of Science

Biochemistry/Biotechnology

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:
42 cps
BCHM210 Introductory Molecular Biology and Biochemistry I 6  
BCHM220 Introductory Biochemistry II 6  
BCHM310 Proteins - The Machines of Life 6  
BCHM341 Clinical Biochemistry and Cell Biology 6  
BTEC360 Biotechnology and Advanced Molecular Biology 6  
CHEM204 Biological and Organic Chemistry 6  
MICR220 Introductory Microbiology 6  
And complete 6 credit points from the following units: 6 cps
MICR350 Clinical Microbiology and Virology 6  
PSIO350 Immunology and Haematology 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 ONE Minor, Listed Units and Elective Units;
or
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 and ONE Minor MUST complete 6 credit points at 200 level from the following units;
or
Candidates completing ONE Major must complete 18 credit points at 200-level from the following units:
0-18 cps
ANSC201 Animal Structure and Function 6  
ASTY221 Introduction to Astronomy and Astrophysics 6  
BOTY202 Plant Physiology and Anatomy 6  
CHEM250 Analytical Chemistry 6  
GENE210 Introductory Genetics 6  
GENE251 Introduction to Breeding and Genetics 6  
PHAR232 Pharmacology for Research 6  
PSIO220 Integrated Physiology 6  
STAT210 Introduction to Statistical Modelling 6  
Group 2 - Listed Units for candidates undertaking this Major
Candidates completing TWO majors complete 0 credit points.
Candidates completing ONE Major and ONE Minor MUST complete 6 credit points at 300 level from the following units;
or
Candidates completing ONE Major must complete 18 credit points at 300-level from the following units:
0-18 cps
ANSC314 Animal Biosecurity 6  
BIOP320 Medicinal and Clinical Biotechnology 6  
CHEM303 Medicinal Chemistry 6  
FSC310 Forensic Chemistry 6  
GENE322 Genetics of Populations 6  
GENE352 Genomic Analysis and Bioinformatics 6  
PHAR330 Pharmacology II 6  
PHAR340 Pharmacokinetics 6  
PSIO331 Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology 6  
PSIO332 Cardiovascular and Respiratory Physiology 6  
PSIO335 Human Nutrition and Metabolism 6  
PSIO350 Immunology and Haematology 6  
PSIO411 Human and Mammalian Physiology 6  
SCI395 Science Report 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 or ONE Major and ONE Minor.
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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