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1st to 4th Year Study Planners

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

[ SCIE1000 Theory & Practice in Science
OR
BIOL1030 Global Challenges in Biology ]
BIOL1030 Biodiversity & Our Environment
CSSE1001 Software Engineering I
MATH1050 Mathematical Foundation1
MATH1051 Calculus & Linear Algebra1
MATH1052 Multivariate Calculus1
2 BIOL1040 Cells to Organisms
CHEM1200 Chemistry 21
STAT1201 Analysis of Scientific Data
CSSE1001 Software Engineering I
MATH1050 Mathematical Foundation1
MATH1051 Calculus & Linear Algebra1
MATH1052 Multivariate Calculus1
PHYS1171 Physical Basis of Biological System
Year 2
Semester Required for Major Recommended
1 BIOC2000 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Choose at least 2 units from:

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

BIOL2200 Cell Structure & Function
BIOL2006 Biostatistics
BIOM2011 Cell & Tissue Biology
CHEM2050 Intermediate Chemistry 1
CHEM2054 Experimental Chemistry
CSSE2002 Programming in the Large
SCIE2100 Introduction to Bioinfomatics
STAT2003 Probability & Statistics
2 BIOL2202 Genetics
BIOT2002 Issues in Biotechnology

[ MICR2000 Microbiology & Immunology
OR
CHEM2052 Chemical Biology ]
CHEM2052 Chemical Biology
CSSE2002 Programming in the Large
MICR2000 Microbiology & Immunology
Year 3
Semester Required for Major Recommended
1 BIOC3000 Advanced Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

BIOL3004 Genomics & Bioinformatics

BIOT3009 Quality Management Systems in Biotechnology: GMP, GLP, GCP

Choose at least 4 units from:

[ BIOL3006 Molecular Cell Biology
BIOL3003 Advanced Immunology
BIOL3230 Endocrinology & Metabolism
CHEM3004 Determination of Molecular Structure
MICR3003 Molecular Microbiology

BIOL3006 Molecular Cell Biology
BIOL3003 Advanced Immunology
BIOL3230 Endocrinology & Metabolism
BIOM3014 Molecular & Cell Physiology
CHEE4034 Cell & Tissue Engineering
CHEM3001 Synthesis & Mechanism Organic
CHEM3004 Determinat of Molecular Struc
CHEM3010 Inorganic Chemistry
MICR3002 Virology
MICR3003 Molecular Microbiology
Choose a level 3 SCIE Research Project2
2

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


BIOT3004 Commercialisation of Biotechnology
BIOC3005 Molecular Systems Biology
BIOC3003 Human Molecular Genetics & Disease
BIOL3014 Advanced Bioinformatics
CHEE4305 Biomaterials: Materials in Medicine
Choose a level 3 SCIE Research Project2

1. Students without Queensland Senior Chemistry should complete CHEM1090 before taking any other chemistry course. Students without Senior Maths C should complete MATH1050 before taking any other mathematics 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 level 3 or higher units from Part A
2 BIOT4002 Literature Review
BIOT4020 Biotechnology Project A
Choose 4 level 3 or higher units 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 and 2 for completion. The enrol code for students who commence in Semester 1 will be BIOT6121 for both semesters. The enrol code for students who commence in Semester 2 will be BIOT6122. For more information about honours, please click here.