Bachelor of
Science:

Study Planner Information

Year 1 Study Planner

Program Rules Course List

What do the different requirements mean?

  • Compulsory – all students must complete this course
  • Prerequisite for major – a course required for this major
  • Recommended – a course which complements the major, but can be substituted for an elective
  • Elective – an elective course from the course list, or as permitted by the program rules
Year 1 - Semester 1
Course Code & Title Requirements
SCIE1000 Theory & Practice in Science Compulsory

BIOL1020 Genes, Cells & Evolution

Prerequisite for major
CHEM1100 Chemistry 11 Prerequisite for major
BIOL1030 Global Challenges in Biology Recommended
Year 1 - Semester 2*
*Students who commence this program midyear please see footnote 2 below.
Course Code & Title Requirements
STAT1201 Analysis of Scientific Data Compulsory
BIOL1040 Cells to Organisms Prerequisite for major
CHEM1200 Chemistry 21 Recommended
Elective Elective

1. Students without Queensland Senior Chemistry should complete CHEM1090 before taking any other chemistry course.
2. Students who commence this program in semester 2 should enrol in BIOL1020, BIOL1040, CHEM1100 and STAT1201 to ensure that you are academically prepared for the following semester. Any mid-year commencing student who would like to vary this course selection should contact the Faculty of Science to arrange an academic advising appointment.

Year 2 to 3 Study Planners

Program Rules Course List

What do the different columns mean?

  • Required for Major – a course required for this major
  • Recommended – a course which complements the major, but can be substituted for an elective

Choose a study plan

  • Biological Chemistry
    Year 2
    Semester Required for Major Recommended
    1 BIOC2000 Biochem & Molecular Biology BIOL2200 Cell Structure & Function
    SCIE2100 Intro to Bioinfomatics
    2 BIOL2202 Genetics

    Choose at least 2 units from:

    [ CHEM2060 Intermediate Chemistry 2
    CHEM2052 Chemical Biology ]

    BIPH2000 Foundations of Biophysics
    MICR2000 Microbiology & Immunology

     

    Year 3
    Semester Required for Major Recommended
    1 BIOC3000 Advanced Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

    Choose at least 6 units from

    [ BIOL3004 Genomics & Bioinformatics

    BIOT3002 Drug Design & Development
    CHEM3004 Determination of Molecular Structure
    CHEM3010 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
    SCIE3261 Introduction to Research in Chemistry, Biochemistry & Microbiology (B) 1
    2

    BIOC3003 Human Molecula Genetic & Disea
    BIOC3005 Molecular Systems Biology
    BIOC3006 Biochemistry of Metabolism in Health & Disease ]

    BIOL3014 Advanced Bioinformatics
    CHEM3008 Medicinal Chemistry
    SCIE3261 Introduction to Research in Chemistry, Biochemistry & Microbiology (B)1
    MICR3001 Microbes & Human Health
    BIPH3001 Frontiers in Biophysics

    1. Students may choose SCIE3261 in summer semester.

  • Molecular & Cellular Biology
    Year 2
    Semester Required for Major Recommended
    1 BIOC2000 Biochem & Molecular Biology
    BIOL2200 Cell Structure & Function
    SCIE2100 Intro to Bioinfomatics
    2 BIOL2202 Genetics MICR2000 Microbiology & Immunology
    Year 3
    Semester Required for Major Recommended
    1 BIOC3000 Advanced Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

    Choose at least 6 units from:

    [ BIOL3004 Genomics & Bioinformatics
    BIOL3006 Molecular Cell Biology

    BIOL3003 Advanced Immunology
    BIOL3202 Plant Development & Cell Biol
    BIOL3203 Plant Molecular Biol & Biotech
    DEVB3002 Molecul Mechanisms of Develop
    MICR3002 Virology
    MICR3003 Molecular Microbiology
    SCIE3261 Intro Research Chem, Biochem & Micro1
    2

    BIOC3003 Human Molecula Genetic & Disease
    BIOC3005 Molecular Systems Biology
    BIOC3006 Biochemistry of Metabolism in Health & Disease ]

    BIOL3014 Advanced Bioinformatics
    DEVB3001 Developmental Neurobiology
    MICR3001 Microbes & Human Health
    SCIE3261 Intro Research Chem, Biochem & Micro1
    BIPH3001 Frontiers in Biophysics

    1. Students may choose SCIE3261 in summer semester.

  • Molecular Genetics
    Year 2
    Semester Required for Major Recommended
    1 BIOC2000 Biochem & Molecular Biology
    BIOL2200 Cell Structure & Function
    SCIE2100 Intro to Bioinfomatics
    2 BIOL2202 Genetics MICR2000 Microbiology & Immunolog
    Year 3
    Semester Required for Major Recommended
    1 BIOC3000 Advanced Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

    Choose at least 6 units from:

    [ BIOL3004 Genomics & Bioinformatics
    BIOL3006 Molecular Cell Biology

    BIOL3003 Advanced Immunology
    BIOL3203 Plant Molecular Biol & Biotech
    DEVB3002 Molecul Mechanisms of Develop
    MICR3002 Virology
    MICR3003 Molecular Microbiology
    SCIE3261 Intro Research Chem, Biochem & Micro1
    2

    BIOC3003 Human Molecula Genetic & Disea
    BIOC3005 Molecular Systems Biology ]

    BIOC3006 Biochemistry of Metabolism in Health and Disease
    BIOL3014 Advanced Bioinformatics
    MICR3001 Microbes & Human Health
    SCIE3261 Intro Research Chem, Biochem & Micro1
    BIPH3001 Frontiers in Biophysics

    1. Students may choose SCIE3261 in summer semester.