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
CHEM1100 Chemistry 11
MGTS1301 Introduction to Management

[ SCIE1000 Theory & Practice in Science
BIOL1030 Biodiversity & Our Environment ]
2 ACCT1101 Accounting for Decision Making
BIOL1040 Cells to Organisms
CHEM1200 Chemistry 21
STAT1201 Analysis of Scientific Data
Year 2
Semester Required for Major Recommended
1 BIOC2000 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Choose at least 2 units from:

[ BIOL2200 Cell Structure & Function
BIOL2006 Biostatistics & Experiemental Design
CSSE2002 Programming in the Large
STAT2003 Probability & Statistics
SCIE2100 Introduction to Bioinfomatics ]

[ FINM1415 Introduction to Finance
FINM1416 Introduction to Financial Management ]
BIOM2011 Integrative Cell & Tissue Biology
CHEM2050 Intermediate Chemistry
2 BIOL2202 Genetics
BIOT2002 Introduction to Biotechnology
TIMS3309 Fundamentals of Technology & Innovation Management

[ MICR2000 Microbiology & Immunology
CHEM2052 Chemical Biology ]
Year 3
Semester Required for Major Recommended
1 BIOC3000 Biomolecular Structure & Funct
BIOL3004 Genomics & Bioinformatics
BIOT3009 Quality Management Systems in Biotechnology: GMP, GLP, GCP

[ IBUS2302 Globalisation & Business
IBUS3303 Managing International Business Operations ]
2 Choose 4 units from:

[ BIOC3005 Molecular Systems Biology
BIOC3003 Human Molec Genetics & Disease
BIOL3014 Advanced Bioinformatics ]

BIOT3004 Commercialisation of Biotechnology Products
TIMS3302 Entrepreneurship

1. Students without Queensland Senior Chemistry should complete CHEM1090 before taking any other chemistry 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 (at level 3 or higher) from Part A
2 BIOT4002 Literature Review
BIOT4020 Biotechnology Project A
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
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.