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 – a 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
CHEM1100 Chemistry 11 Prerequisite for major

[ BIOL1020 Genes, Cells & Evolution
OR
MATH1051 Calculus & Linear Algebra I2,4
OR
MATH1071 Advanced Calculus & Linear Algebra I4
OR
PHYS1001 Mechanics & Thermal Physics I ]

Prerequisite for major
Elective Elective

1. Students with a SA or lower in Senior Chemistry are required to take CHEM1090 before CHEM1100. CHEM1090 is not available for students with a HA or higher in Senior Chemistry.
2. Students without at least a Sound Achievement in Senior Maths C are required to take MATH1050 as an elective before MATH1051.
3. MATH1050 is not available for students with a High Achievement or higher in Senior Maths C. MATH1050 is not available to students who have passed MATH1051 and/or MATH1071 and/or MATH1052 and/or MATH1072
4. Students with a high achievement in Senior Maths C (or a 6 or 7 in MATH1050) should take the sequence MATH1071, MATH1072 and MATH2401. Students with a sound achievement in Senior Maths C (or a 4 or 5 in MATH1050) should take the sequence MATH1051, MATH1052 and MATH2400.

Year 1 - Semester 2
Course Code & Title Requirements
STAT1201 Analysis of Scientific Data Compulsory
CHEM1200 Chemistry 21 Prerequisite for major
BIOL1040 Cells to Organisms2 Prerequisite for major
Elective Elective

1. Students without Queensland Senior Chemistry should complete CHEM1090 before taking any other chemistry course.
2. BIOL1040 or BIOL1020 or MATH1051 or PHYS1001 are interchangeable prerequisites for a major.

Year 2 to 3 Study Planner

Program Rules Course List

Please refer to the course list to ensure you complete the major requirements.
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:

  • Chemical Biology
    Year 2
    Semester Required for Major Recommended
    1 BIOC2000 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
    CHEM2050 Intermediate Chemistry 1
    CHEM2054 Experimental Chemistry

    Choose at least 2 units from:

    [ BIOL2006 Biostatistics & Experimental Design
    BIOL2200 Cell Structure & Function
    SCIE2100 Introduction to Bioinformatics

    Choose courses from the BSc course list
    2

    CHEM2052 Chemical Biology
    BIOL2202 Genetics
    BIPH2000 Foundations of Biophysics
    CHEM2058 Translational Chemistry & Data Processing
    MICR2000 Microbiology & Immunology
    SCIE2020 CSI UQ: Introduction to Forensic Science ]


    CHEM2060 Intermediate Chemistry 2
    Choose courses from the BSc course list
    Year 3
    Semester Required for Major Recommended
    1 BIOC3000 Biomolecular Structure & Funct
    CHEM3001 Advanced Organic Chemistry
    CHEM3004 Determinat of Molecular Structure

    Choose at least 2 units from:

    [ CHEM3010 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
    BIOL3004 Genomics & Bioinformatics
    BIOL3006 Molecular Cell Biology
    CHEM3013 Nanoscience: Self-assembly
    MICR3002 Virology
    MICR3003 Molecular Microbiology

    Choose courses from the BSc course list
    2

    BIOC3003 Human Molecular Genetics & Disease
    BIOC3005 Molecular Systems Biology
    BIPH3001 Frontiers in Biophysics
    CHEE4305 Biomaterials: Materials in Medicine
    CHEM3011 Advanced Physical Chemistry
    CHEM3014 Nanoscience: Synthesis ]


    CHEM3016 Advanced Experimental Chem
    CHEM3008 Medicinal Chemistry
    Choose courses from the BSc course list
  • Materials & Nanotechnology
    Year 2
    Semester Required for Major Recommended
    1 CHEM2050 Intermediate Chemistry
    CHEM2054 Experimental Chemistry

    Choose at least 2 units from:

    [ BIOC2000 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
    BIOC2200 Cell Structure & Function
    CHEE2001 Process Principles
    PHYS2020 Thermodynamics & Condensed Matter Physics
    SCIE2100 Introduction to Bioinformatics

    2

    CHEM2052 Chemical Biology
    BIPH2000 Foundations of Biophysics
    PHYS2041 Quantum Physics
    SCIE2020 CSI UQ: Introduction to Forensic Science ]


    CHEM2060 Intermediate Chemistry 2
    Year 3
    Semester Required for Major Required for Major
    1 CHEM3013 Nanoscience: Self-assembly

    Choose at least 2 units from:

    [ CHEM3001 Advanced Organic Chemistry
    CHEM3010 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry

    Choose at least 4 units from:

    [ CHEE3301 Polymer Engineering
    CHEM3004 Determination of Molecular Structure
    BIOC3000 Advanced Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
    CHEM3001 Advanced Organic Chemistry
    CHEM3010 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry

    2

    CHEM3011 Advanced Physical Chemistry ]


    CHEM3014 Nanoscience: Synthesis
    CHEM3016 Advanced Experimental Chemistry

    CHEE4301 Nanomaterial Characterisation
    CHEM3008 Medicinal Chemistry
    CHEM3011 Advanced Physical Chemistry
    BIPH3001 Frontiers in Biophysics
    CHEE4302 Electrochemistry & Corrosion
    CHEE4305 Biomaterials: Materials in Medicine ]