This 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

Major - Molecular Biology - 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)

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)

Major - Molecular Biology - Year 2 topics

18 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)


Major - Molecular Biology - Year 3 topics

13.5 units comprising:

 BIOL3762  Protein to Proteome  (4.5 units)
 BIOL3771  DNA to Genome  (4.5 units)
 BIOL3772  Integrating Molecular Biosciences  (4.5 units)

Plus 4.5 units selected from:


 BIOL2761  Virology  (4.5 units)
 BIOL3761  Foundations in Microbiology  (4.5 units)
 BIOL3782  Advanced Microbiology: Microbial Ecology and Infectious Disease  (4.5 units)

 Recommended elective

 STAT2700  Applied Statistics Laboratory  (4.5 units)

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 Major. Enrolment in a transition topic will require the approval of the Major Co-ordinator.