Biology (Major)

Required for all Biology streams:

#6 for -

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL2106 2 Advanced Biostatistics
BIOL2902 2 Advanced Genetics
[ SCIE3241 2 Special Project in Biology
[ or
[ SCIE3260 2 Introduction to Research in Chemistry, Biochemistry & Microbiology (A)
[ or
[ SCIE3261 2 Introduction to Research in Chemistry, Biochemistry & Microbiology (B)
[ or
[ SCIE3270 2 Introduction to Research in Agriculture and Food Science (A)
[ or
[ SCIE3271 2 Introduction to Research in Agriculture and Food Science (B)

and #16 for either -

Course Code Units Course Title
[ BIOL6402 2 Critical Thinking and Communication in Biology
[ or
[ BIOL6403 2 Critical Thinking and Communication in Biology
[ BIOL6501 14 BSc(Hons) Research in Biological Sciences
[ or
[ BIOL6502 14 BSc(Hons) Research in Biological Sciences
[ or
[ BIOL6503 14 BSc(Hons) Research in Biological Sciences

OR -

Course Code Units Course Title
[ BIOC6511 16 Honours Project
[ or
[ BIOC6512 16 Honours Project

OR -

Course Code Units Course Title
AGRC6631 2 Agricultural Research Methodologies
[ AGRC6001 14 Honours Research Project
[ or
[ AGRC6002 14 Honours Research Project

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Stream

Prerequisites required for progression in this major:

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL1020 2 Genes, Cells & Evolution
BIOL1040 2 Cells to Organisms
CHEM1100 2 Chemistry 1

#4 for -

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOC2000 2 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
BIOC3000 2 Advanced Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

and #2 from -

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL2200 2 Cell Structure & Function
CHEM2002 2 Physical Chemistry
CHEM2052 2 Chemical Biology
MICR2000 2 Microbiology & Immunology
SCIE2020 2 CSI UQ: Introduction to Forensic Science

and #8 from -

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOC3003 2 Human Molecular Genetics & Disease
BIOC3005 2 Molecular Systems Biology
BIOC3006 2 Biochemistry of Metabolism in Health and Disease
BIOL3004 2 Genomics & Bioinformatics
BIOL3006 2 Molecular Cell Biology

Ecology Stream

Prerequisites required for progression in this major:

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL1020 2 Genes, Cells & Evolution
BIOL1030 2 Global Challenges in Biology
BIOL1040 2 Cells to Organisms

#4 for -

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL2010 2 Ecology
BIOL3360 2 Analysis and Communication of Biological Data

and #2 from -

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL2015 2 Ecology Field Studies
BIOL2201 2 Evolution
BIOL2203 2 Plant Biology
BIOL2204 2 Zoology
BIOL2205 2 Insect Science
GEOM2001 2 Geographical Information Systems
MARS2014 2 Marine Science

and #6 from -

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL3000 2 Conservation
BIOL3016 2 Outback Ecology Field Studies
BIOL3215 2 Marine Ecology and Conservation
BIOL3310 2 Macroecology and Biogeography
BIOL3370 2 Ecology and Evolution of Animal-Plant Interactions

and #2 from -

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL3009 2 Arthropods & Human Health
BIOL3023 2 Tropical Marine Ecosystems
BIOL3204 2 Plant Adaptation and Global Change
BIOL3205 2 Physiological and Integrative Zoology
BIOL3207 2 Animal Behaviour
BIOL3209 2 Biodiversity Analysis, Discovery and Systematics
BIOL3227 2 Plant Identification and Vegetation Classification
BIOL3232 2 Insect Identification and Taxonomy
BIOL3236 2 Climate Change Biology
BIOL3320 2 Vertebrate Diversity and Evolution
BIOL3340 2 Fish, Fisheries and Aquaculture
BIOL3350 2 Genetics and Evolution of Complex Traits: From Humans to Non-Model Organisms
BIOL3380 2 Laboratory Skills in Genetic Research
BIOL3390 2 Genome Evolution
CONS3017 2 Landscape Ecology

Genetics Stream

Prerequisites required for progression in this major:

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL1020 2 Genes, Cells & Evolution
BIOL1030 2 Global Challenges in Biology
BIOL1040 2 Cells to Organisms
CHEM1100 2 Chemistry 1

#6 for -

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOC2000 2 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
BIOL2201 2 Evolution
BIOL3004 2 Genomics & Bioinformatics

and #8 from -

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOC3003 2 Human Molecular Genetics & Disease
BIOC3005 2 Molecular Systems Biology
BIOL3006 2 Molecular Cell Biology
BIOL3014 2 Advanced Bioinformatics
BIOL3203 2 Plant Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
BIOL3222 2 Model Organism Genetics
BIOL3350 2 Genetics and Evolution of Complex Traits: From Humans to Non-Model Organisms
BIOL3360 2 Analysis and Communication of Biological Data
BIOL3380 2 Laboratory Skills in Genetic Research
BIOL3390 2 Genome Evolution
MICR3002 2 Virology
MICR3003 2 Molecular Microbiology
MICR3004 2 Microbial Genomics

Marine Biology Stream

Prerequisites required for progression in this major:

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL1020 2 Genes, Cells & Evolution
BIOL1030 2 Global Challenges in Biology
BIOL1040 2 Cells to Organisms

#4 for -

Course Code Units Course Title
MARS2014 2 Marine Science
BIOL3360 2 Analysis and Communication of Biological Data

and #2 from -

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL2010 2 Ecology
BIOL2015 2 Ecology Field Studies
BIOL2201 2 Evolution
BIOL2204 2 Zoology

and #8 from -

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL3023 2 Tropical Marine Ecosystems
BIOL3211 2 Marine Invertebrates
BIOL3215 2 Marine Ecology and Conservation
BIOL3340 2 Fish, Fisheries and Aquaculture
ERTH3110 2 Marine Geoscience and Palaeoceanography
ERTH3212 2 Geology of Coral Reefs
MARS3012 2 Physical-biological Oceanography

Microbiology Stream

Prerequisites required for progression in this major:

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL1020 2 Genes, Cells & Evolution
BIOL1040 2 Cells to Organisms
CHEM1100 2 Chemistry 1

#6 for -

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOC2000 2 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
MICR2000 2 Microbiology & Immunology
MICR3001 2 Microbes & Human Health

and #8 from -

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOC3005 2 Molecular Systems Biology
BIOL3003 2 Advanced Immunology
BIOL3004 2 Genomics & Bioinformatics
BIOL3009 2 Arthropods & Human Health
MICR3002 2 Virology
MICR3003 2 Molecular Microbiology
MICR3004 2 Microbial Genomics
PARA3002 2 Biomedical Parasitology

Plant Science Stream

Prerequisites required for progression in this major:

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL1020 2 Genes, Cells & Evolution
BIOL1030 2 Global Challenges in Biology
BIOL1040 2 Cells to Organisms

#4 for -

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL2203 2 Plant Biology
BIOL3360 2 Analysis and Communication of Biological Data

and #2 from

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL2010 2 Ecology
BIOL2201 2 Evolution

and #6 from -

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL3011 2 Plant Microbe & Insect Interactions
BIOL3200 2 Current Topics in Plant Science
BIOL3201 2 Fungi & Plant Diseases
BIOL3202 2 Plant Biology II
BIOL3203 2 Plant Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
BIOL3204 2 Plant Adaptation and Global Change
BIOL3227 2 Plant Identification and Vegetation Classification

and #2 from -

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL3000 2 Conservation
BIOL3004 2 Genomics & Bioinformatics
BIOL3016 2 Outback Ecology Field Studies
BIOL3210 2 Fungal Biology
BIOL3310 2 Macroecology and Biogeography
BIOL3370 2 Ecology and Evolution of Animal-Plant Interactions
PLNT3012 2 Weed Science

Zoology Stream

Prerequisites required for progression in this major:

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL1020 2 Genes, Cells & Evolution
BIOL1030 2 Global Challenges in Biology
BIOL1040 2 Cells to Organisms

#4 for -

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL2204 2 Zoology
BIOL3360 2 Analysis and Communication of Biological Data

and #2 from -

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL2010 2 Ecology
BIOL2015 2 Ecology Field Studies
BIOL2201 2 Evolution
BIOL2203 2 Plant Biology
BIOL2205 2 Insect Science
MARS2014 2 Marine Science

and #6 from -

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL3009 2 Arthropods & Human Health
BIOL3205 2 Physiological and Integrative Zoology
BIOL3207 2 Animal Behaviour
BIOL3232 2 Insect Identification and Taxonomy
BIOL3238 2 Insect Structure, Function & Physiology
BIOL3239 2 Brain to Behaviour: Invertebrate Neuroethology
BIOL3320 2 Vertebrate Diversity and Evolution

and #2 from -

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL3000 2 Conservation
BIOL3016 2 Outback Ecology Field Studies
BIOL3209 2 Biodiversity Analysis, Discovery and Systematics
BIOL3211 2 Marine Invertebrates
BIOL3236 2 Climate Change Biology
BIOL3310 2 Macroecology and Biogeography
BIOL3340 2 Fish, Fisheries and Aquaculture
BIOL3350 2 Genetics and Evolution of Complex Traits: From Humans to Non-Model Organisms
BIOL3370 2 Ecology and Evolution of Animal-Plant Interactions
MATH3104 2 Mathematical Biology