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 – 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
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 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

Choose a study plan

  • Bacteriology
    Year 2
    Semester Required for Major Recommended
    1 BIOC2000 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

    Choose at least 2 units from:

    [ BIOL2200 Cell Structure & Function

    BIOL2006 Biostatistics & Experimental Design
    BIOL2010 Ecology
    2

    BIOL2202 Genetics ]


    MICR2000 Microbiology & Immunology
    CHEM2052 Chemical Biology
    SCIE2020 CSI UQ: Introduction to Forensic Science
    Year 3
    Semester Required for Major Recommended
    1 Choose at least 6 from:

    [ MICR3003 Molecular Microbiology
    BIOL3004 Genomics & Bioinformatics
    MICR3002 Virology

    BIOL3003 Advanced Immunology
    2

    MICR3004 Microbial Genetics & Genomics ]


    MICR3001 Microbes & Human Health
    BIOC3005 Molecular Systems Biology
  • Infectious Diseases
    Year 2
    Semester Required for Major Recommended
    1 BIOC2000 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

    Choose at least 2 units from:

    [ BIOL2200 Cell Structure & Function

    BIOL2006 Biostatistics & Experimental Design
    BIOL2010 Ecology
    2

    BIOL2202 Genetics ]


    MICR2000 Microbiology & Immunology
    CHEM2052 Chemical Biology
    SCIE2020 CSI UQ: Introduction to Forensic Science
    Year 3
    Semester Required for Major Recommended
    1 Choose at least 6 units from:

    [ MICR3002 Virology
    MICR3003 Molecular Microbiology
    BIOL3003 Advanced Immunology
    BIOL3004 Genomics & Bioinformatics ]

     
    2 MICR3001 Microbes & Human Health MICR3004 Microbial Genomics
  • Parasitology
    Year 2
    Semester Required for Major Recommended
    1 BIOC2000 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

    Choose at least 2 units from:

    [ BIOL2200 Cell Structure & Function

    BIOL2006 Biostatistics & Experimental Design
    BIOL2010 Ecology
    2

    BIOL2202 Genetics ]


    MICR2000 Microbiology & Immunology
    CHEM2052 Chemical Biology
    SCIE2020 CSI UQ: Introduction to Forensic Science
    Year 3
    Semester Required for Major Recommended
    1 Choose at least 4 units from:

    [ BIOL3009 Arthropods & Human Health
    BIOL3003 Advanced Immunology

    BIOL3004 Genomics & Bioinformatics
    MICR3002 Virology
    2

    PARA3002 Biomedical Parasitology ]


    MICR3001 Microbes & Human Health
    Choose courses from the BSc course list
  • Plant Pathology
    Year 2
    Semester Required for Major Recommended
    1 BIOC2000 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

    Choose at least 2 units from:

    [ BIOL2200 Cell Structure & Function

    BIOL2006 Biostatistics & Experimental Design

    BIOL2010 Ecology
    2

    BIOL2202 Genetics ]


    MICR2000 Microbiology & Immunology
    CHEM2052 Chemical Biology
    SCIE2020 CSI UQ: Introduction to Forensic Science
    Year 3
    Semester Required for Major Recommended
    1 Choose at least 6 units from:

    [ BIOL3201 Fungi & Plant Diseases1
    BIOL3004 Genomics & Bioinformatics
    MICR3002 Virology

    MICR3003 Molecular Microbiology
    2

    BIOL3011 Plant Microbe & Insect Interactions 1 ]


    MICR3001 Microbes & Human Health
    Choose courses from the BSc course list

    1. Students can complete either BIOL3011 or BIOL3201

  • Virology
    Year 2
    Semester Required for Major Recommended
    1 BIOC2000 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

    Choose at least 2 units from:

    [ BIOL2200 Cell Structure & Function

    BIOL2006 Biostatistics & Experimental Design

    BIOL2010 Ecology
    2

    BIOL2202 Genetics ]


    MICR2000 Microbiology & Immunology
    CHEM2052 Chemical Biology
    SCIE2020 CSI UQ: Introduction to Forensic Science
    Year 3
    Semester Required for Major Recommended
    1 MICR3002 Virology
    BIOL3003 Advanced Immunology
    BIOL3004 Genomics & Bioinformatics
    MICR3003 Molecular Microbiology
    2 MICR3001 Microbes & Human Health MICR3004 Microbial Genomics