Bachelor of Biotechnology (Honours)

Part A

Bioinformatics (Single Major)

32 units 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
BIOT3009 2 Quality Management Systems in Biotechnology: GMP, GLP, GCP
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 [1]
[ or
[ MATH1071 2 Advanced Calculus & Linear Algebra I [2]
SCIE2100 2 Introduction to Bioinformatics [3]
STAT1201 2 Analysis of Scientific Data

and 2 units from-

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

Bioprocess Technology (Single Major)

28 units 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
BIOT3009 2 Quality Management Systems in Biotechnology: GMP, GLP, GCP
CHEE2001 2 Process Principles
CHEE4020 2 Biomolecular Engineering
CHEM1100 2 Chemistry 1
CHEM1200 2 Chemistry 2
[ MATH1051 2 Calculus & Linear Algebra I [1]
[ or
[ MATH1071 2 Advanced Calculus & Linear Algebra I [2]
[ MATH1052 2 Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations
[ or
[ MATH1072 2 Advanced Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations [2]
STAT1201 2 Analysis of Scientific Data

and 2 units from-

Course Code Units Course Title
CHEM2052 2 Chemical Biology
CHEM2060 2 Intermediate Chemistry 2
MICR2000 2 Microbiology & Immunology

and 4 units from-

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOC3005 2 Molecular Systems Biology
BIOL3003 2 Advanced Immunology
BIOL3011 2 Plant Microbe & Insect Interactions
BIOL3014 2 Advanced Bioinformatics
CHEE3002 2 Heat & Mass Transfer
CHEE3003 2 Chemical Thermodynamics
CHEE3301 2 Polymer Engineering
CHEE4002 2 Impact and Risk in the Process Industries
CHEE4012 2 Industrial Wastewater & Solid Waste Management
CHEE4028 2 Metabolic Engineering
MATH3104 2 Mathematical Biology
MICR3001 2 Microbes & Human Health
MICR3002 2 Virology
MICR3003 2 Molecular Microbiology
MICR3004 2 Microbial Genomics
PARA3002 2 Biomedical Parasitology

Chemical Biotechnology (Single Major)

32 units 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
BIOT3009 2 Quality Management Systems in Biotechnology: GMP, GLP, GCP
CHEM1100 2 Chemistry 1
CHEM1200 2 Chemistry 2
CHEM2050 2 Intermediate Chemistry 1
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 units from-

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL2202 2 Genetics
CHEM2052 2 Chemical Biology
CHEM2060 2 Intermediate Chemistry 2

Drug Design & Development (Single Major)

34 units 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 Experimental Pharmacology
[ or
[ CHEM3016 2 Advanced Experimental Chemistry
BIOT2002 2 Introduction to Biotechnology
BIOT3002 2 Drug Design & Development
BIOT3004 2 Commercialisation of Biotechnology Products
BIOT3009 2 Quality Management Systems in Biotechnology: GMP, GLP, GCP
CHEM1100 2 Chemistry 1
CHEM1200 2 Chemistry 2
CHEM2050 2 Intermediate Chemistry 1
CHEM2054 2 Experimental Chemistry
CHEM3008 2 Medicinal & Biological Chemistry
STAT1201 2 Analysis of Scientific Data

Microbial Biotechnology (Single Major)

30 units 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
BIOT3009 2 Quality Management Systems in Biotechnology: GMP, GLP, GCP
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 units from-

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL2006 2 Biostatistics & Experimental Design
BIOL2010 2 Ecology
BIOL2200 2 Cell Structure & Function
CHEM2050 2 Intermediate Chemistry 1
CSSE2002 2 Programming in the Large
SCIE2100 2 Introduction to Bioinformatics
STAT2003 2 Probability & Statistics

and 2 units 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)

28 units 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
BIOT3009 2 Quality Management Systems in Biotechnology: GMP, GLP, GCP
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 units 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 units 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
CHEM3004 2 Determination of Molecular Structure
MICR3003 2 Molecular Microbiology

Nanotechnology (Single Major)

32 units 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
BIOT3009 2 Quality Management Systems in Biotechnology: GMP, GLP, GCP
CHEM1100 2 Chemistry 1
CHEM1200 2 Chemistry 2
CHEM2050 2 Intermediate Chemistry 1
CHEM2054 2 Experimental Chemistry
CHEM2060 2 Intermediate Chemistry 2
[ 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 units for-

Course Code Units Course Title
[ BIOL1030 2 Global Challenges in Biology
[ or
[ SCIE1000 2 Theory & Practice in Science

Plant Biotechnology (Single Major)

30 units 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 Current Topics in Plant Science
BIOL3203 2 Plant Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
BIOT2002 2 Introduction to Biotechnology
BIOT3004 2 Commercialisation of Biotechnology Products
BIOT3009 2 Quality Management Systems in Biotechnology: GMP, GLP, GCP
CHEM1100 2 Chemistry 1
CHEM1200 2 Chemistry 2
STAT1201 2 Analysis of Scientific Data

and 2 units 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 units 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 units including all the courses listed below plus the requirements of one single major (34 units) 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 units 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
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 Physiological and Integrative Zoology
BIOL3222 2 Model Organism Genetics
BIOL3227 2 Plant Identification and Vegetation Classification
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
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
BIOT3009 2 Quality Management Systems in Biotechnology: GMP, GLP, GCP
CHEE2001 2 Process Principles
CHEE2003 2 Fluid & Particle Mechanics
CHEE3002 2 Heat & Mass Transfer
CHEE3003 2 Chemical Thermodynamics
CHEE3301 2 Polymer Engineering
CHEE4002 2 Impact and Risk in the Process Industries
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
CHEE4034 2 Cell & Tissue Engineering
CHEE4301 2 Nanomaterials & Their Characterisation
CHEE4305 2 Biomaterials: Materials in Medicine
CHEM1100 2 Chemistry 1
CHEM1200 2 Chemistry 2
CHEM1090 2 Introductory Chemistry
CHEM2050 2 Intermediate Chemistry 1
CHEM2052 2 Chemical Biology
CHEM2054 2 Experimental Chemistry
CHEM2058 2 Translational Chemistry and Data Processing
CHEM2060 2 Intermediate Chemistry 2
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
CHEM3013 2 Nanoscience: Self-assembly
CHEM3014 2 Nanoscience: Synthesis
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 Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
ENGG1500 2 Engineering Thermodynamics
GNET3860 2 Biotechnology & Molecular Plant Improvement
INFS1200 2 Introduction to Information Systems
MARS2014 2 Marine Science
MATH1050 2 Mathematical Foundations
MATH1051 2 Calculus & Linear Algebra I [1]
MATH1052 2 Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations
MATH1061 2 Discrete Mathematics
MATH1071 2 Advanced Calculus & Linear Algebra I [2]
MATH1072 2 Advanced Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations [2]
MATH2000 2 Calculus & Linear Algebra II
MATH2001 2 Advanced Calculus and 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
PHYS1001 2 Mechanics & Thermal Physics I
PHYS1171 2 Physical Basis of Biological Systems
PHYS2020 2 Thermodynamics & Condensed Matter Physics
PSYC1020 2 Introduction to Psychology: Minds, Brains and Behaviour
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 B

6 units for -

Course Code Units Course Title
RBUS6911 2 Commerce Honours Seminar
BIOT4070 4 Biotechnology Research Project

10 units from -

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOT4002 2 Literature Review
BIOT4020 2 Biotechnology Project A

Part C

Obtain 14 units for -

Course Code Units Course Title
[ BIOT6121 14 Research Project in Biotechnology [4]
[ or
[ BIOT6122 14 Research Project in Biotechnology [5]
[ or
[ BIOT6123 14 Research Project in Biotechnology [6]

Plus 2 units for -

Course Code Units Course Title
RBUS6911 2 Commerce Honours Seminar

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) are encouraged to take MATH1071 and MATH1072. Students with a sound achievement in Senior Maths C (or a 4 or 5 in MATH1050) should take MATH1051 and MATH1052.
  • [3] Students with a high achievement in Senior Maths C (or a 6 or 7 in MATH1050) should take MATH1071 and MATH1072. Students with a sound achievement in Senior Maths C (or a 4 or 5 in MATH1050) should take MATH1051 and MATH1052.
  • [4] Code for student in year courses commencing in sem 1. Students must re-enrol in the same code in sem 2.
  • [5] Code for student in year courses commencing in sem 2. Students must re-enrol in the same code in sem 1 the following year.
  • [6] Code for students completing the course part time over multiple semesters.