Biochemistry/Molecular Biology Major

Information valid for students commencing in 2012.

Major Code


Available in

Bachelor of Engineering – Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Arts – Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Science – Bachelor of Laws

Bachelor of Science – Bachelor of Laws with Honours

Credit point value

27 credit points

Other details


Core Subjects

Level 1

CH1002:03 Chemistry: Principles and Applications


CH1012:03 Molecular Chemistry

Level 2

BC2023:03 Molecular Genetics

BC2024:03 Cell Regulation

Level 3

BC3101:03 Genes, Genomes and Development

BC3102:03 Advanced Cell Biology

BC3201:03 Biotechnology

BC3202:03 Special Topics in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology


Select 3 credit points of specified level 1 Science subjects (SCIENCE-L1-3U)

AT1210:03 Introductory Human Anatomy and Histology

BM1000:03 Introductory Biochemistry and Microbiology

BZ1001:03 Fundamentals of Biology

BZ1003:03 Introduction to Plant Science

BZ1004:03 The Diversity of Animal Life

CH1002:03 Chemistry: Principles and Applications

CH1012:03 Molecular Chemistry

CP1200:03 Introduction to Programming 1

CP1500:03 Conceptual Modelling

EA1110:03 Evolution of the Earth

EV1011:03 Introduction to Sustainability

EV1005:03 Environmental Processes and Global Change

EV1008:03 Human Geography

HS1000:03 Epidemiology

MA1000:03 Mathematical Foundations

MA1003:03 Mathematical Techniques

MA1401:03 Statistics and Data Analysis 1

MB1110:03 Introductory Marine Science

PH1001:03 Preparatory Physics

PH1002:03 Astronomy: Evolution of the Universe

PH1005:03 Advanced Stream Physics

PH1007:03 Fundamental Physics

PP1201:03 Introduction to Physiology and Pharmacology


CH2101:03 Synthesis and Structure in Chemistry


MI2011:03 Microbial Diversity