Course Structure - Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology Advanced

Courses and Study Subject alternative pages Course Structure - Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology Advanced

All students in the course will study these subjects.

SC1102:03 Modelling Natural Systems

CH1001:03 Chemistry: A Central Science or CH1011:03 Chemistry for the Natural Sciences

SC3002:03 Science, Research and Society or SC5055:03 Research and Communication Skills in Natural Sciences

SC3003:03 Science Research Internship or a level 5 Science subject approved by the Course Coordinator

All students must also choose a Major to study in detail (see subject list below). You have the option of focussing on another key study area by taking a Second Major, or broadening your scientific knowledge by selecting science subjects from many disciplines. For the rules about the full course structure, please visit the Bachelor of Science handbook page.

BSc - Biochemistry/Molecular Biology Advanced Major

Major code


Available in

Bachelor of Science

Credit point value

30 credit points

Major Structure


Level 1

CH1002:03 Chemistry: Principles and Applications

Level 2

BC2013:03 Principles of Biochemistry

BC2023:03 Molecular Genetics

BC2024:03 Cell Regulation

CH2101:03 Synthesis and Structure in Chemistry or MI2011:03 Microbial Diversity

Level 5

BC5101:03 Genes, Genomes and Development

BC5102:03 Advanced Cell Biology

BC5201:03 Biotechnology

BC5202:03 Special Topics in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology


Select 3 credit points of specified level 1 Science subjects from List 1 or 3 credit points of Science subjects - Level 2 or 3

List 1

BM1000:03 Introductory Biochemistry and Microbiology

BM1002:03 Anatomy: Principles and Systems

BM1004:03 Anatomy: Structure and Movement

BX2077:03 Project Management

BZ1001:03 Introduction to Biological Processes

BZ1005:03 Introductory Ecology

BZ1006:03 Diversity of Life

BZ1007:03 Introduction to Biodiversity

BZ1008:03 Functional Biology

CH1002:03 Chemistry: Principles and Applications

CH1012:03 Molecular Chemistry

CP1401:03 Fundamentals of Problem Solving and Programming

CP2404:03 Database Modelling

CU1010:03 Effective Writing

CV1020:03 Digital Photography

CV1520:03 A Fine Line: Drawing Concepts and Techniques

EA1110:03 Evolution of the Earth

EV1005:03 Environmental Processes and Global Change

EV1008:03 Human Geography

EV1009:03 Introduction to Planning

EV1011:03 Introduction to Sustainability

LA2902:03 Environmental Law and Policy

MA1000:03 Mathematical Foundations

MA1003:03 Mathematical Techniques

MA1401:03 Statistics and Data Analysis 1

MB1110:03 Introductory Marine Science

NM1500:03 Introduction to Visual Arts

PH1001:03 Preparatory Physics

PH1002:03 Astronomy: Evolution of the Universe

PH1005:03 Advanced Stream Physics 1

PH1007:03 Advanced Stream Physics 2

PP1201:03 Introduction to Physiology and Pharmacology

PT1410:03 Photography

SC1101:03 Science: Nature, Knowledge and Understanding