Bachelor of Biotechnology

Part A

Bioinformatics (Single Major)

#30 for-

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOC2000 2 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
BIOL1020 2 Genes, Cells & Evolution
BIOL2202 2 Genetics
BIOL3004 2 Genomics & Bioinformatics
BIOL3014 2 Advanced Bioinformatics
BIOT2002 2 Introduction to Biotechnology
BIOT3004 2 Commercialisation of Biotechnology Products
CHEM1100 2 Chemistry 1
CHEM1200 2 Chemistry 2
COSC3000 2 Visualization, Computer Graphics & Data Analysis
CSSE1001 2 Introduction to Software Engineering
CSSE2002 2 Programming in the Large
MATH1051 2 Calculus & Linear Algebra I
SCIE2100 2 Introduction to Bioinformatics
STAT1201 2 Analysis of Scientific Data

and #2 from-

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOC3005 2 Molecular Systems Biology
COMP3506 2 Algorithms & Data Structures
COMP3702 2 Artificial Intelligence

Bioprocess Technology (Single Major)

#26 for-

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOC2000 2 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
BIOL1020 2 Genes, Cells & Evolution
BIOL2202 2 Genetics
BIOL3004 2 Genomics & Bioinformatics
BIOT2002 2 Introduction to Biotechnology
BIOT3004 2 Commercialisation of Biotechnology Products
CHEE2001 2 Process Principles
CHEE4020 2 Biomolecular Engineering
CHEM1100 2 Chemistry 1
CHEM1200 2 Chemistry 2
MATH1051 2 Calculus & Linear Algebra I
MATH1052 2 Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations
STAT1201 2 Analysis of Scientific Data

and #2 from-

Course Code Units Course Title
CHEM2002 2 Physical Chemistry
CHEM2052 2 Chemical Biology
MICR2000 2 Microbiology & Immunology

and #4 from-

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOC3005 2 Molecular Systems Biology
BIOL3003 2 Advanced Immunology
BIOL3014 2 Advanced Bioinformatics
CHEE4012 2 Industrial Wastewater & Solid Waste Management
CHEE4028 2 Metabolic Engineering
MICR3001 2 Microbes & Human Health
MICR3002 2 Virology
MICR3003 2 Molecular Microbiology
MICR3004 2 Microbial Genomics

Chemical Biotechnology (Single Major)

#30 for-

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOC2000 2 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
[ BIOC3000 2 Advanced Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
[ or
[ CHEM3001 2 Advanced Organic Chemistry
BIOL1020 2 Genes, Cells & Evolution
[ BIOL1030 2 Global Challenges in Biology
[ or
[ SCIE1000 2 Theory & Practice in Science
BIOL1040 2 Cells to Organisms
BIOT2002 2 Introduction to Biotechnology
BIOT3004 2 Commercialisation of Biotechnology Products
CHEM1100 2 Chemistry 1
CHEM1200 2 Chemistry 2
CHEM2050 2 Organic & Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM2054 2 Experimental Chemistry
CHEM3004 2 Determination of Molecular Structure
CHEM3008 2 Medicinal & Biological Chemistry
CHEM3016 2 Advanced Experimental Chemistry
STAT1201 2 Analysis of Scientific Data

and #2 from-

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL2202 2 Genetics
CHEM2002 2 Physical Chemistry
CHEM2052 2 Chemical Biology

Drug Design & Development (Single Major)

#32 for-

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOC2000 2 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
BIOL1020 2 Genes, Cells & Evolution
[ BIOL1030 2 Global Challenges in Biology
[ or
[ SCIE1000 2 Theory & Practice in Science
BIOL1040 2 Cells to Organisms
BIOM2402 2 Principles of Pharmacology
BIOM3401 2 Systems Pharmacology
[ BIOM3402 2 Advanced Pharmacology
[ or
[ CHEM3016 2 Advanced Experimental Chemistry
BIOT2002 2 Introduction to Biotechnology
BIOT3002 2 Drug Design & Development
BIOT3004 2 Commercialisation of Biotechnology Products
CHEM1100 2 Chemistry 1
CHEM1200 2 Chemistry 2
CHEM2050 2 Organic & Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM2054 2 Experimental Chemistry
CHEM3008 2 Medicinal & Biological Chemistry
STAT1201 2 Analysis of Scientific Data

Microbial Biotechnology (Single Major)

#28 for-

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOC2000 2 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
BIOL1020 2 Genes, Cells & Evolution
[ BIOL1030 2 Global Challenges in Biology
[ or
[ SCIE1000 2 Theory & Practice in Science
BIOL1040 2 Cells to Organisms
BIOL2202 2 Genetics
BIOL3004 2 Genomics & Bioinformatics
BIOT2002 2 Introduction to Biotechnology
BIOT3004 2 Commercialisation of Biotechnology Products
CHEM1100 2 Chemistry 1
CHEM1200 2 Chemistry 2
MICR2000 2 Microbiology & Immunology
MICR3001 2 Microbes & Human Health
MICR3003 2 Molecular Microbiology
STAT1201 2 Analysis of Scientific Data

and #2 from-

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL2006 2 Biostatistics & Experimental Design
BIOL2010 2 Ecology
BIOL2200 2 Cell Structure & Function
CHEM2050 2 Organic & Inorganic Chemistry
CSSE2002 2 Programming in the Large
SCIE2100 2 Introduction to Bioinformatics
STAT2003 2 Probability & Statistics

and #2 from-

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOC3005 2 Molecular Systems Biology
BIOL3003 2 Advanced Immunology
BIOL3009 2 Arthropods & Human Health
BIOL3011 2 Plant Microbe & Insect Interactions
BIOL3014 2 Advanced Bioinformatics
MICR3002 2 Virology
MICR3004 2 Microbial Genomics
PARA3002 2 Biomedical Parasitology

Molecular Biotechnology (Single Major)

#26 for-

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOC2000 2 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
BIOC3000 2 Advanced Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
BIOL1020 2 Genes, Cells & Evolution
[ BIOL1030 2 Global Challenges in Biology
[ or
[ SCIE1000 2 Theory & Practice in Science
BIOL1040 2 Cells to Organisms
BIOL2202 2 Genetics
BIOL3004 2 Genomics & Bioinformatics
BIOT2002 2 Introduction to Biotechnology
BIOT3004 2 Commercialisation of Biotechnology Products
CHEM1100 2 Chemistry 1
CHEM1200 2 Chemistry 2
[ CHEM2052 2 Chemical Biology
[ or
[ MICR2000 2 Microbiology & Immunology
STAT1201 2 Analysis of Scientific Data

and #2 from-

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL2006 2 Biostatistics & Experimental Design
BIOL2200 2 Cell Structure & Function
CSSE2002 2 Programming in the Large
SCIE2100 2 Introduction to Bioinformatics
STAT2003 2 Probability & Statistics

and #4 from-

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOC3003 2 Human Molecular Genetics & Disease
BIOC3005 2 Molecular Systems Biology
BIOL3003 2 Advanced Immunology
BIOL3006 2 Molecular Cell Biology
BIOL3014 2 Advanced Bioinformatics
BIOL3230 2 Endocrinology & Metabolism
CHEM3004 2 Determination of Molecular Structure
MICR3003 2 Molecular Microbiology

Nanotechnology (Single Major)

#30 for-

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOC2000 2 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
BIOL1020 2 Genes, Cells & Evolution
BIOL1040 2 Cells to Organisms
BIOT2002 2 Introduction to Biotechnology
BIOT3004 2 Commercialisation of Biotechnology Products
CHEM1100 2 Chemistry 1
CHEM1200 2 Chemistry 2
CHEM2002 2 Physical Chemistry
CHEM2050 2 Organic & Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM2054 2 Experimental Chemistry
[ CHEM3001 2 Advanced Organic Chemistry
[ or
[ CHEM3004 2 Determination of Molecular Structure
CHEM3013 2 Nanoscience: Self-assembly
CHEM3014 2 Nanoscience: Synthesis
CHEM3016 2 Advanced Experimental Chemistry
STAT1201 2 Analysis of Scientific Data

and #2 from-

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL1030 2 Global Challenges in Biology
PHYS1001 2 Mechanics & Thermal Physics I
SCIE1000 2 Theory & Practice in Science

Plant Biotechnology (Single Major)

#28 for-

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOC2000 2 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
BIOL1020 2 Genes, Cells & Evolution
BIOL1030 2 Global Challenges in Biology
BIOL1040 2 Cells to Organisms
BIOL2202 2 Genetics
BIOL2203 2 Plant Biology
BIOL3004 2 Genomics & Bioinformatics
BIOL3200 2 Advanced Topics and Applications in Plant Science
BIOL3203 2 Plant Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
BIOT2002 2 Introduction to Biotechnology
BIOT3004 2 Commercialisation of Biotechnology Products
CHEM1100 2 Chemistry 1
CHEM1200 2 Chemistry 2
STAT1201 2 Analysis of Scientific Data

and #2 from-

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL2006 2 Biostatistics & Experimental Design
BIOL2010 2 Ecology
BIOL2200 2 Cell Structure & Function
CSSE2002 2 Programming in the Large
SCIE2100 2 Introduction to Bioinformatics
STAT2003 2 Probability & Statistics

and #2 from-

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL3006 2 Molecular Cell Biology
BIOL3011 2 Plant Microbe & Insect Interactions
BIOL3014 2 Advanced Bioinformatics
BIOL3201 2 Fungi & Plant Diseases
BIOL3202 2 Plant Biology II
BIOL3204 2 Plant Adaptation and Global Change

Innovation Management (Dual Major)

To complete one of the Innovation Management dual majors a student must complete #12 including all the courses listed below plus the requirements of one single major (#32) in the BBiotech Part A list.

Bioinformatics and Innovation Management
Bioprocess Technology and Innovation Management
Chemical Biotechnology and Innovation Management
Drug Design & Development and Innovation Management
Microbial Biotechnology and Innovation Management
Molecular Biotechnology and Innovation Management
Nanotechnology and Innovation Management
Plant Biotechnology and Innovation Management

#12 For-

Course Code Units Course Title
ACCT1101 2 Accounting for Decision Making
[ FINM2400 2 Managerial Finance
[ or
[ FINM2401 2 Financial Management
[ IBUS2302 2 Globalisation & Business
[ or
[ IBUS3303 2 Managing International Business Operations
MGTS1301 2 Introduction to Management
TIMS3302 2 Entrepreneurship
TIMS3309 2 Fundamentals of Technology and Innovation Management

Electives

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOC2000 2 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
BIOC3000 2 Advanced Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
BIOC3002 2 DNA & Protein Technology
BIOC3003 2 Human Molecular Genetics & Disease
BIOC3005 2 Molecular Systems Biology
BIOL1020 2 Genes, Cells & Evolution
BIOL1030 2 Global Challenges in Biology
BIOL1040 2 Cells to Organisms
BIOL2006 2 Biostatistics & Experimental Design
BIOL2010 2 Ecology
BIOL2015 2 Ecology Field Studies
BIOL2200 2 Cell Structure & Function
BIOL2201 2 Evolution
BIOL2202 2 Genetics
BIOL2203 2 Plant Biology
BIOL3003 2 Advanced Immunology
BIOL3004 2 Genomics & Bioinformatics
BIOL3006 2 Molecular Cell Biology
BIOL3009 2 Arthropods & Human Health
BIOL3010 2 Ecological & Evolutionary Genetics
BIOL3011 2 Plant Microbe & Insect Interactions
BIOL3014 2 Advanced Bioinformatics
BIOL3201 2 Fungi & Plant Diseases
BIOL3202 2 Plant Biology II
BIOL3203 2 Plant Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
BIOL3204 2 Plant Adaptation and Global Change
BIOL3205 2 Animal Ecophysiology
BIOL3208 2 Applied Insect Biology
BIOL3214 2 Applied Ecology
BIOL3222 2 Advanced Genetics
BIOL3230 2 Endocrinology & Metabolism
BIOM2011 2 Integrative Cell & Tissue Biology
BIOM2012 2 Systems Physiology
BIOM2208 2 Differentiation & Development
BIOM2402 2 Principles of Pharmacology
BIOM3014 2 Molecular & Cellular Physiology
BIOM3015 2 Integrative Physiology & Pathophysiology
BIOT2002 2 Introduction to Biotechnology
BIOT3002 2 Drug Design & Development
BIOT3004 2 Commercialisation of Biotechnology Products
BIOT3007 2 Biotechnology Industry Placements/ Internship Program
CHEE2001 2 Process Principles
CHEE2002 2 Process Systems Analysis
CHEE2003 2 Fluid & Particle Mechanics
CHEE3002 2 Heat & Mass Transfer
CHEE3003 2 Chemical Thermodynamics
CHEE3301 2 Polymer Engineering
CHEE3305 2 Biomaterials: Materials in Medicine
CHEE4002 2 Impact and Risk in the Process Industries
CHEE4005 2 Polymer Rheology & Processing
CHEE4012 2 Industrial Wastewater & Solid Waste Management
CHEE4020 2 Biomolecular Engineering
CHEE4021 2 Particle Design & Processing
CHEE4024 2 Energy Systems in Sustainable Development
CHEE4028 2 Metabolic Engineering
CHEE4301 2 Nanomaterials & Their Characterisation
CHEM1100 2 Chemistry 1
CHEM1200 2 Chemistry 2
CHEM1090 2 Introductory Chemistry
CHEM2002 2 Physical Chemistry
CHEM2050 2 Organic & Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM2052 2 Chemical Biology
CHEM2054 2 Experimental Chemistry
CHEM3001 2 Advanced Organic Chemistry
CHEM3004 2 Determination of Molecular Structure
CHEM3007 2 Materials Chemistry & Nanotechnology
CHEM3008 2 Medicinal & Biological Chemistry
CHEM3010 2 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM3011 2 Advanced Physical Chemistry
CHEM3016 2 Advanced Experimental Chemistry
COMP3506 2 Algorithms & Data Structures
COMP3702 2 Artificial Intelligence
COMS3200 2 Computer Networks I
COSC2000 2 Introduction to Computational Biology
CSSE1001 2 Introduction to Software Engineering
CSSE2002 2 Programming in the Large
DEVB3001 2 Developmental Neurobiology
DEVB3002 2 Molecular Mechanisms of Development
ENGG1500 2 Engineering Thermodynamics
GNET3860 2 Biotechnology & Molecular Plant Improvement
INFS1200 2 Introduction to Information Systems
MARS2014 2 Marine Science
MATE1000 2 Physics & Engineering of Materials
MATH1050 2 Mathematical Foundations
MATH1051 2 Calculus & Linear Algebra I
MATH1052 2 Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations
MATH1061 2 Discrete Mathematics
MATH2000 2 Calculus & Linear Algebra II
MATH2400 2 Mathematical Analysis
MATH3104 2 Mathematical Biology
MECH2300 2 Structures & Materials
MICR2000 2 Microbiology & Immunology
MICR3001 2 Microbes & Human Health
MICR3002 2 Virology
MICR3003 2 Molecular Microbiology
MICR3004 2 Microbial Genomics
NEUR3001 2 Molecular & Cellular Neuroscience
NEUR3002 2 The Integrated Brain
PARA3002 2 Biomedical Parasitology
PHYS1171 2 Physical Basis of Biological Systems
PHYS2020 2 Thermodynamics & Condensed Matter Physics
PSYC1020 2 Introduction to Psychology: Physiological & Cognitive Psychology
PSYC1030 2 Introduction to Psychology: Developmental, Social & Clinical Psychology
SCIE1000 2 Theory & Practice in Science
SCIE2100 2 Introduction to Bioinformatics
SCIE3011 2 Perspectives in Science Research
SCIE3220 2 Biomedical Science Research Skills
SCIE3221 2 Biomedical Science Research Project
SCIE3240 2 Introduction to Research in Biology
SCIE3241 2 Special Project in Biology
SCIE3260 2 Introduction to Research in Chemistry, Biochemistry & Microbiology (A)
SCIE3261 2 Introduction to Research in Chemistry, Biochemistry & Microbiology (B)
STAT1201 2 Analysis of Scientific Data
STAT2003 2 Probability & Statistics
STAT2004 2 Statistical Modelling & Analysis
STAT3001 2 Mathematical Statistics
STAT3003 2 Experimental Design
STAT3004 2 Probability Models & Stochastic Processes
TIMS3309 2 Fundamentals of Technology and Innovation Management

Part H

Students approved for entry into Honours obtain #14 from -

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOT6121 14 Research Project in Biotechnology [1]
BIOT6122 14 Research Project in Biotechnology [2]
BIOT6123 14 Research Project in Biotechnology [3]

Plus #2 for

Course Code Units Course Title
RBUS6911 2 Commerce Honours Seminar

Students pursuing the pass program in all fields except Drug Design & Development obtain #16 from -
Compulsory

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOT4000 4 Product Development in Biotechnology
BIOT4020 2 Biotechnology Project A
BIOT4039 2 Biotechnology Project B

Electives

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOT4002 2 Literature Review
BIOT4070 4 Biotechnology Research Project


Students pursuing the pass program in the field of Drug Design & Development obtain #16 from -
Compulsory

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOT4001 4 Drug Development Laboratory Placement
BIOT4002 2 Literature Review

Electives

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOT4000 4 Product Development in Biotechnology
BIOT4020 2 Biotechnology Project A
BIOT4039 2 Biotechnology Project B
BIOT4070 4 Biotechnology Research Project

End notes

  • [1] Code for student in year courses commencing in sem 1. Students must re-enrol in the same code in sem 2.
  • [2] Code for student in year courses commencing in sem 2. Students must re-enrol in the same code in sem 1 the following year.
  • [3] Code for students completing the course part time over multiple semesters.