Chemical Sciences (Dual Major)

(This major is available at St Lucia only)

Prerequisites required for progression in this major:

Course Code Units Course Title
[ BIOL1020 2 Genes, Cells & Evolution
[ or
[ BIOL1040 2 Cells to Organisms
[ or
[ MATH1051 2 Calculus & Linear Algebra I [1]
[ or
[ MATH1071 2 Advanced Calculus & Linear Algebra I [2]
[ or
[ PHYS1001 2 Mechanics & Thermal Physics I
CHEM1100 2 Chemistry 1
CHEM1200 2 Chemistry 2


Dual Major requirements (22 units)

8 units for -

Course Code Units Course Title
CHEM2050 2 Intermediate Chemistry 1
CHEM2054 2 Experimental Chemistry
CHEM2060 2 Intermediate Chemistry 2
CHEM3016 2 Advanced Experimental Chemistry


(a) Materials and Nanoscience
2 units from -

Course Code Units Course Title
CHEM3001 2 Advanced Organic Chemistry
CHEM3010 2 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM3011 2 Advanced Physical Chemistry

and 4 units for -

Course Code Units Course Title
CHEM3013 2 Nanoscience: Self-assembly
CHEM3014 2 Nanoscience: Synthesis

and 4 units from -

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOC2000 2 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
BIOL2200 2 Cell Structure & Function
BIPH2000 2 Foundations of Biophysics
CHEE2001 2 Process Principles
CHEM2052 2 Chemical Biology
CHEM2060 2 Intermediate Chemistry 2
PHYS2020 2 Thermodynamics & Condensed Matter Physics
PHYS2041 2 Quantum Physics
SCIE2020 2 CSI UQ: Introduction to Forensic Science
SCIE2100 2 Introduction to Bioinformatics

and 4 units from -

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOC3000 2 Advanced Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
BIPH3001 2 Frontiers in Biophysics
CHEE3301 2 Polymer Engineering
CHEE4301 2 Nanomaterials & Their Characterisation
CHEE4302 2 Electrochemistry & Corrosion
CHEE4305 2 Biomaterials: Materials in Medicine
CHEM3001 2 Advanced Organic Chemistry
CHEM3004 2 Determination of Molecular Structure
CHEM3008 2 Medicinal & Biological Chemistry
CHEM3010 2 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM3011 2 Advanced Physical Chemistry


(b) Chemical Biology
10 units for -

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOC2000 2 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
BIOC3000 2 Advanced Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
CHEM3001 2 Advanced Organic Chemistry
CHEM3004 2 Determination of Molecular Structure
CHEM3008 2 Medicinal & Biological Chemistry

and 2 units from -

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL2006 2 Biostatistics & Experimental Design
BIOL2200 2 Cell Structure & Function
BIOL2202 2 Genetics
BIPH2000 2 Foundations of Biophysics
CHEM2052 2 Chemical Biology
CHEM2058 2 Translational Chemistry and Data Processing
MICR2000 2 Microbiology & Immunology
SCIE2020 2 CSI UQ: Introduction to Forensic Science
SCIE2100 2 Introduction to Bioinformatics

and 2 units from -

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOC3003 2 Human Molecular Genetics & Disease
BIOC3005 2 Molecular Systems Biology
BIOL3004 2 Genomics & Bioinformatics
BIOL3006 2 Molecular Cell Biology
BIPH3001 2 Frontiers in Biophysics
CHEE4305 2 Biomaterials: Materials in Medicine
CHEM3010 2 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM3011 2 Advanced Physical Chemistry
CHEM3013 2 Nanoscience: Self-assembly
CHEM3014 2 Nanoscience: Synthesis
MICR3002 2 Virology
MICR3003 2 Molecular Microbiology

End notes

  • [1] Students without at least a Sound Achievement in Senior Maths C are required to take MATH1050 as an elective before MATH1051
  • [2] Students with a high achievement in Senior Maths C (or a 6 or 7 in MATH1050) should take the sequence MATH1071, MATH1072 and MATH2401. Students with a sound achievement in Senior Maths C (or a 4 or 5 in MATH1050) should take the sequence MATH1051, MATH1052 and MATH2400.