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 – course required for this major
  • Recommended – other science 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
BIOL1030 Global Challenges in Biology Prerequisite for major
Elective Elective
Year 1 - Semester 2
Course Code & Title Requirements
[ STAT1201 Analysis of Scientific Data
OR
STAT1301 Advanced Analysis of Scientific Data ]
Compulsory
[ CHEM1221 General, Organic & Biological Chemistry1
OR
ERTH1000 Planet Earth: The Big Picture ]
Prerequisite for major
BIOL1040 Cells to Organisms Recommended
Elective Elective

1. Students without Queensland Senior Chemistry should complete CHEM1090 before taking any other chemistry course.

Year 2 to 3 Study Planner

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
Year 2
Semester Required for Major Recommended
1 BIOL2006 Biostatistics & Experimental Design
MARS2014 Marine Science

Choose at least 4 units from:

[ BIOL2010 Ecology

BIOL2015 Ecology Field Studies
2

BIOL2201 Evolution
BIOL2202 Genetics
BIOL2203 Plant Biology ]


BIOL2204 Zoology
ERTH2002 Palaeobiology
MICR2000 Microbiology & Immunology
Year 3
Semester Required for Major
1 Choose at least 8 units from:

[ BIOL3211 Marine Invertebrates
BIOL3340 Fish, Fisheries & Aquaculture
BIOL3360 Analysis & Communication of Biological Data

Choose at least 4 units from:

[ BIOL3207 Animal Behaviour
BIOL3209 Biodiversity Analysis, Discovery & Systematics
BIOL3310 Macroecology & Biogeography
ERTH3110 Marine Geology and Palaeoceanography

2

BIOL3023 Tropical Marine Ecosystems
BIOL3215 Marine Ecology & Conservation
MARS3012 Physical-biological Oceanography ]

BIOL3000 Conservation
BIOL3205 Physiological & Experimental Zoology
BIOL3236 Climate Change Biology
BIOL3320 Vertebrate Diversity & Evolution
ERTH3212 Geology of Coral Reefs ]