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BSc – Molecular and Cell Biology Major

Handbook year

2022

Major code

BSC-MCB

Credit point value

24 credit points

Owner

Division of Tropical Environments and Societies

College

Science and Engineering

Major Structure (Except as second major with Aquaculture Science and Technology, Marine Biology, and Zoology and Ecology)

CORE SUBJECTS

Level 1

BM1000:03 Introductory Biochemistry and Microbiology

BS1001:03 Introduction to Biological Processes

Level 2

BC2013:03 Principles of Biochemistry

BC2023:03 Molecular Genetics

BC2024:03 Principles of Molecular Cell Biology

Level 3

BC3101:03 Genes, Genomes and Development

BC3102:03 Molecular Basis of Disease

BC3201:03 Bioengineering

Major Structure (Second major with Aquaculture Science and Technology, Marine Biology and Zoology and Ecology)

CORE SUBJECTS

Level 1

BM1000:03 Introductory Biochemistry and Microbiology

Level 2

BC2013:03 Principles of Biochemistry

BC2023:03 Molecular Genetics

BC2024:03 Principles of Molecular Cell Biology

Level 3

BC3101:03 Genes, Genomes and Development

BC3102:03 Advanced Cell Biology

BC3201:03 Bioengineering

OPTION

Select 3 credit points of subjects from List 1 (Breadth Subjects)

List 1 (Breadth Subjects)

BS1007:03 Introduction to Biodiversity

CH1001:03 Chemistry: A Central Science

CH1002:03 Chemistry: Principles and Applications

CP1401:03 Fundamentals of Problem Solving and Programming I

CP1404:03 Programming II

EA1110:03 Evolution of the Earth

EG1000:03 Engineering 1

EV1005:03 Environmental Processes and Global Change

MA1000:03 Mathematical Foundation

MA1003:03 Mathematical Techniques

MA1580:03 Foundations of Data Science

PH1005:03 Advanced Stream Physics 1

PH1007:03 Advanced Stream Physics 2

Note: Students studying this as a second major in conjunction with the Aquaculture Science and Technology, Marine Biology or Zoology and Ecology majors have a subject overlap.  Subject content contained in BS1001 is completed as part of the Aquaculture Science and Technology, Marine Biology or Zoology and Ecology major and has been taken into account in your study plan.