Study Planner Information

1st to 4th Year Study Planner

Program Rules Course List

What do the different requirements mean?

  • Required for Major – a course required for this major
  • Recommended – a course which complements the major, but can be substituted for an elective
Year 1
Semester Required for Major Recommended
1 BIOL1020 Genes, Cells & Evolution
CHEM1100 Chemistry 11

[ BIOL1030 Global Challenges in Biology
OR
SCIE1000 Theory & Practice in Science ]
MATH1050 Mathematical Foundation1
MATH1051 Calculus & Linear Algebra1
MATH1052 Multivariate Calculus & ODEs1
2 BIOL1040 Cells to Organisms
CHEM1200 Chemistry 21
STAT1201 Analysis of Scientific Data
PHYS1171 Physical Basis of Biol. System
MATH1050 Mathematical Foundation1
MATH1051 Calculus & Linear Algebra1
MATH1052 Multivariate Calculus & ODEs1
Year 2
Semester Required for Major Recommended
1 BIOC2000 Biochemical & Molecular Biology
CHEM2050 Chemical Reactions & Mechanisms
CHEM2054 Experimental Chemistry
BIOL2200 Cell Structure & Function
2 Choose at least 2 units from:

[ BIOL2202 Genetics
CHEM2060 Intermediate Chemistry 2
CHEM2052 Chemical Biology ]



BIOT2002 Issues in Biotechnology
BIOL2202 Genetics
CHEM2052 Chemical Biology
MICR2000 Microbiology & Immunology
Year 3
Semester Required for Major Recommended
1 [ CHEM3001 Synthesis & Mechanism Organic
OR
BIOC3000 Biomolecular Structure & Function ]

BIOT3009 Quality Management Systems in Biotechnology: GMP, GLP, GCP
CHEM3004 Determinat of Molecular Struc
BIOC3000 Biomolecular Structure & Funct
BIOL3004 Genomics & Bioinformatics
BIOL3006 Molecular Cell Biology
CHEE4034 Cell & Tissue Engineering
CHEM3001 Synthesis & Mechanism Organic
CHEM3010 Bio-inorganic Chemistry
CHEM3013 Nanoscience: Self-assembly
Choose a level 3 SCIE Research project.2
2 BIOT3004 Commercialisation of Biotechnology
CHEM3008 Medicinal & Biological Chemistry
CHEM3016 Advanced Experimental Chemistry
BIOC3003 Human Molecular Genetics & Disease
BIOC3005 Molecular Systems Biology
CHEE4305 Biomaterials: Materials in Medicine
CHEM3014 Nanoscience: Synthesis
Choose a level 3 SCIE Research project2

1. Students without Queensland Senior Chemistry should complete CHEM1090 before taking any other chemistry course. Students without Senior Maths C should complete MATH1050 before any other Mathematics course.
2. Choose a project from: SCIE3011, SCIE3220, SCIE3221, SCIE3240, SCIE3241, SCIE3260, or SCIE3261. Please note some courses may also have a summer semester offering.


Option for Part B:

Year 4
Semester Required for Major Recommended
1 RBUS6911 Commerce Honours Seminar
BIOT4070 Biotechnology Research Project
Choose 2 Level 3 or higher units from Part A
2 BIOT4002 Literature Review
BIOT4020 Biotechnology Project A
Choose 4 Level 3 or higher units from Part A

Option for Part C:

Year 4
Semester Course Code & Title Requirement
1 RBUS6911 Commerce Honours Seminar
BIOT6121/BIOT6122/BIOT6123 Research Project in Biotechnology1
Compulsory
2 BIOT6121/BIOT6122/BIOT6123 Research Project in Biotechnology1 Compulsory

1. Student are required to enrol in this course in Semester 1&2 for completion. The enrol code for students who commenced in Semester 1 will be BIOT6121 for both semesters. The enrol code for the student who commenced in Semester 2 will be BIOT6122. For more information about honours, please go here.