This extended major is phasing out and there is no further student intake. 

To be read in conjunction with the program of study requirements for the course in which you are enrolled:


Program of study

Extended Major - Bioinformatics - Year 1 topics

The following topics must be selected as part of the 36-unit First Year program:

 BIOL1101  Evolution of Biological Diversity  (4.5 units)
 BIOL1102  Molecular Basis of Life  (4.5 units)
 COMP1102  Computer Programming 1  (4.5 units)

Plus one of:

 CHEM1101  Chemical Structure and Bonding  (4.5 units)
 CHEM1201  General Chemistry  (4.5 units)


 CHEM1202  Chemistry for the Life Sciences  (4.5 units)

Students are also highly recommended to undertake:

 MATH1121  Mathematics 1A  (4.5 units) AND
 MATH1122  Mathematics 1B  (4.5 units)


 MATH1701  Mathematics Fundamentals A  (4.5 units) AND
 MATH1702  Mathematics Fundamentals B  (4.5 units)

Extended Major - Bioinformatics - Year 2 topics

22.5 units comprising:

 BIOL2701  Experimental Design and Statistics for Biology  (4.5 units)
 BIOL2702  Genetics, Evolution and Biodiversity  (4.5 units)
 BIOL2771  Biochemistry  (4.5 units)
 BIOL2772  Molecular Biology  (4.5 units)
 COMP2761  Database and Conceptual Modelling  (4.5 units)


Extended Major - Bioinformatics - Year 3 topics

25.5 units comprising:

 BIOL3700  Biology Research Project  (4.5 units)
 BIOL3762  Protein to Proteome  (4.5 units)
 BIOL3771  DNA to Genome  (4.5 units)
 COMP2741  Application Development  (4.5 units)
 STAT2700  Applied Statistics Laboratory  (4.5 units)
 Transition topic#


# Depending on the combination of topics you have passed or intend to take, you may need to enrol in either a 1.5 unit or 3 unit transition topic to complete the Extended Major. Enrolment in a transition topic will require the approval of the Extended Major Co-ordinator.