Study Planner Information

1st to 4th Year Study Planner

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 Global Challenges in Biology
OR
SCIE1000 Theory & Practice in Science ]

CHEM1100 Chemistry 11
MGTS1301 Introduction to Management
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2 ACCT1101 Accounting for Decision Making
BIOL1040 Cells to Organisms
CHEM1200 Chemistry 21
STAT1201 Analysis of Scientific Data
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Year 2
Semester Required for Major Recommended
1 BIOC2000 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

[ FINM2400 Managerial Finance
OR
FINM2401 Financial Management ]

Choose at least 2 units from: 2

[ BIOL2200 Cell Structure & Function
BIOL2006 Biostatistics
BIOL2010 Ecology
CHEM2050 Intermediate Chemistry 1
CSSE2002 Programming in the Large
STAT2003 Probability & Statistics
SCIE2100 Introduction to Bioinfomatics ]

CHEM2054 Experimental Chemistry
2 BIOL2202 Genetics
BIOT2002 Introduction to Biotechnology
MICR2000 Microbiology & Immunology
TIMS3309 Fundamentals of Technology & Innovation Management
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Year 3
Semester Required for Major Recommended
1 BIOL3004 Genomics & Bioinformatics
BIOT3009 Quality Management Systems in Biotechnology: GMP, GLP, GCP
MICR3003 Molecular Microbiology

[ IBUS2302 Globalisation & Business
OR
IBUS3303 Managing International Business Operations ]
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2 Choose 2 units from:

[ MICR3004 Microbial Genomics
BIOC3005 Molecular Systems Biology
PARA3002 Biomedical Parasitology
BIOL3011 Plant Microbe & Insect Interaction
BIOL3014 Advanced Bioinformatics ]


BIOT3004 Commercialisation of Biotechnology Products
MICR3001 Microbes & Human Health
TIMS3302 Entrepreneurship

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1 Students without Queensland Senior Chemistry should complete CHEM1090 before taking any other chemistry course.
2 Students are required to take at least 2 units from this list. Students may take more than 2 units from this list.

Option for Part B:

Year 4
Semester Required for Major Electives
1 RBUS6911 Commerce Honours Seminar
BIOT4002 Literature Review
BIOT4020 Biotechnology Project A
Choose 2 units (at level 3 or higher) from Part A
2 BIOT4070 Biotechnology Research Project Choose 4 units (at level 3 or higher) 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.