Study Planner Information

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
BIOL1030 Biodiversity & Our Environment
CHEM1100 Chemistry 11
CSSE1001 Software Engineering I
MATH1050 Mathematical Foundation1
MATH1051 Calculus & Linear Algebra1
MATH1052 Multivariate Calculus1
SCIE1000 Theory & Practice in Science
2 BIOL1040 Cells to Organisms
CHEM1200 Chemistry 21
STAT1201 Analysis of Scientific Data
CSSE1001 Software Engineering I
MATH1050 Mathematical Foundation1
MATH1051 Calculus & Linear Algebra1
MATH1052 Multivariate Calculus1
PHYS1171 Physical Basis of Biological Syst
Year 2
Semester Required for Major Recommended
1 BIOC2000 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Choose at least 2 units from:

[ BIOL2006 Biostatistics
BIOL2010 Ecology
BIOL2200 Cell Structure & Function
CSSE2002 Programming in the Large
SCIE2100 Introduction to Bioinfomatics
STAT2003 Probability & Statistic ]

BIOL2200 Cell Structure & Function
BIOL2006 Biostatistics
BIOL2010 Ecology
BIOL2015 Field Ecology
CSSE2002 Programming in the Large
MARS2014 Marine Science
STAT2003 Probability & Statistics
SCIE2100 Introduction to Bioinfomatics
2 BIOL2202 Genetics
BIOL2203 Plant Biology
BIOT2002 Issues in Biotechnology
BIOL2201 Evolution
CSSE2002 Programming in the Large
MICR2000 Microbiology & Immunology
Year 3
Semester Required for Major Recommended
1 BIOL3004 Genomics & Bioinformatics
BIOL3203 Plant Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
BIOT3009 Quality Management Systems in Biotechnology: GMP, GLP, GCP

Choose at least 2 units from:

[ BIOL3006 Molecular Cell Biology
BIOL3201 Fungi & Plant Diseases
BIOL3202 Plant Biology II

BIOL3201 Fungi & Plant Diseases
BIOL3202 Plant Development & Cell Biol
CHEE4034 Cell & Tissue Engineering
MICR3002 Virology
MICR3003 Molecular Microbiology
Choose a level 3 SCIE Research Project2
2

BIOL3011 Plant Microbe & Insect Interactions
BIOL3014 Advanced Bioinformatics
BIOL3204 Plant Adaptation & Global Change ]


BIOL3200 Current Topics in Plant Science
BIOT3004 Commercialisation of Biotechnology
BIOL3011 Plant Microbe & Insect Interaction
BIOL3014 Advanced Bioinformatics
BIOL3222 Model Organism Genetics
BIOL3227 Plant Identification & Vegetation Classification
CHEE4305 Biomaterials: Materials in Medicine
MICR3004 Microbial Diversity & Biotech
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 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 units from Part A
2 BIOT4002 Literature Review
BIOT4020 Biotechnology Project A
Choose 4 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.