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1st to 4th Year Study Planners

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 Biodiversity & Our Environment
OR
PHYS1001 Mechanics & Thermal Physics I1
OR
SCIE1000 Theory & Practice in Science ]
BIOL1030 Biodiversity & Our Environment
MATH1050 Mathematical Foundation1
MATH1051 Calculus & Linear Algebra1
MATH1052 Multivariate Calculus1
PHYS1001 Mechanics & Thermal Physics I1
SCIE1000 Theory & Practice in Science
2 BIOL1040 Cells to Organisms
CHEM1200 Chemistry 21
STAT1201 Analysis of Scientific Data
MATH1050 Mathematical Foundation1
MATH1051 Calculus & Linear Algebra1
MATH1052 Multivariate Calculus1
Year 2
Semester Required for Major Recommended
1 BIOC2000 Biochem & Molecular Biology
CHEM2050 Chem Reactions & Mechanisms
CHEM2054 Experimental Chemistry
BIOL2200 Cell Structure & Function
CHEE2001 Process Principles
2 BIOT2002 Issues in Biotechnology
CHEM2002 Physical Chemistry
BIOL2202 Genetics
BIPH2000 Foundations of Biophysics
CHEM2052 Chemical Biology
MICR2000 Microbiology & Immunology
Year 3
Semester Required for Major Recommended
1 BIOT3009 Quality Management Systems in Biotechnology: GMP, GLP, GCP

[ CHEM3001 Synthesis & Mechanism Organic
OR
CHEM3004 Determinat of Molecular Struc ]

CHEM3013 Nanoscience: Self-assembly
BIOC3000 Biomolecular Structure & Funct
BIOL3004 Genomics & Bioinformatics
BIOL3006 Molecular Cell Biology
CHEE3305 Biomaterials
CHEE4034 Cell & Tissue Engineering
CHEE4301 Nanomaterial Characterisation
CHEM3001 Synthesis & Mechanism Organic
CHEM3004 Determinat of Molecular Struc
CHEM3010 Inorganic Chemistry
Choose a level 3 SCIE Research project.2
2 BIOT3004 Commercialisation of Biotechno
CHEM3014 Nanoscience: Synthesis
CHEM3016 Advanced Experimental Chem
BIOC3003 Human Molec Genetics & Disease
BIOC3005 Molecular Systems Biology
CHEE3301 Polymer Engineering
CHEE4005 Polymer Rheology & Processing
CHEE4305 Biomaterials: Materials in Medicine
CHEM3008 Medicinal Chemistry
CHEM3011 Physical & Computational Chem
Choose a level 3 SCIE Research project.2

1 . Students without Queensland Senior Chemistry should complete CHEM1090 before taking any other chemistry course. Students without Senior Physics should complete PHYS1171 before taking any other physics course. Students without Senior Maths C should complete MATH1050 before taking 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 Electives
1 RBUS6911 Commerce Honours Seminar
BIOT4070 Biotechnology Research Project
Choose #2 from Part A
2 BIOT4002 Literature Review
BIOT4020 Biotechnology Project A
Choose #4 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.

What will I study?

Nanotechnology is the ability to manipulate individual atoms, molecules and groups of molecules to produce the smallest human-made objects. As a new frontier of science, it is receiving world wide attention.

This major is accredited by the Royal Australian Chemical Institute for the educational relevance of its chemistry content.