BH101 - Bachelor of Science (Dean's Scholar)(Honours)

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RMIT program code: BH101
Plan name: Bachelor of Science (Dean's Scholar)(Honours)
Plan code: BH101
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 079790A

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2019 Enrolment Program Structure

For students who commence their study in this program from 1 January 2016 onwards, please note that some courses listed in this structure will have their course marks count toward your program's weighted average mark. Your weighted average mark will determine the honours level of your award once you have completed the program. If a course counts toward your weighted average mark, that fact will be stated in its course guide. In Enrolment Online, after you completed your course enrolment, you will be notified which of the enrolled courses will count toward the weighted average mark.

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 
AND  Year Three of Program
 
AND  Year Four of Program
 
AND  (Course Selections for Biology Major
 
OR  Course Selections for Biotechnology Major
 
OR  Course Selections for Chemistry Major
 
OR  Course Selections for Physics Major
 )

The university's policy and procedure can be found at:

Weighted average mark (WAM).

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- A recommended full-time study load is 48 credit points or Four (4) courses equivalent each semester.

- Total number of credit points needed to complete this master's degree is 384 credit points or 32 courses equivalent. 

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Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

At RMIT you can apply for credit so your previous learning or experience counts toward your RMIT program.

Lodge the relevant credit/RPL form(s) on the RMIT Connect Student Portal as soon as possible along with all your supporting documents, e.g. transcript, resume, reference letters etc. to ensure you can enrol the correct courses for the semester. 

Note: Non-compliance to the Enroment Program Structure (EPS) can result in delay of graduation and/or need to take additional courses.

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To graduate you must complete the following:

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Year One of Program

Complete the following course :

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Scientific Skills and Communication12ONPS2334City Campus12361190
AND

Complete One (1) of the following courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Cell Structure and Function12YesBIOL2146City Campus1247
Life on Earth12YesENVI1142City Campus2644 (FF)2598 (FF)
AND

Complete One (1) of the following courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Chemistry of Materials 112YesCHEM1030City Campus1302
Chemistry Principles12YesCHEM1242City Campus13011294
AND

Complete One (1) of the following courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Physics for Leaders12PHYS2124City Campus1194
Mechanics12PHYS2122City Campus1189
AND

Complete One (1) of the following courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Calculus and Analysis 112YesMATH1142City Campus1137
Mathematics and Statistics12YesMATH2123City Campus11721160
AND

Complete the Three (3) Courses from Year 1 in your selected Major - Refer to Course Selections for Majors in Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, and Physics below:

Major Courses
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Science Mentored Research Placement 112YesONPS1664City Campus1173
Science Mentored Research Placement 212YesONPS1665City Campus1186
AND

Complete the Six (6) Courses from Year 2 in your selected Major - Refer to Course Selections for Majors in Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, and Physics below:

Major Courses
 
AND

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Year Three of Program

Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

The Professional Scientist12YesONPS2335City Campus12403359
Science Project12YesONPS2186City Campus12901285
AND

Complete the Six (6) Courses from Year 3 in your selected Major - Refer to Course Selections for Majors in Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, and Physics below:

Major Courses
 
AND

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Year Four of Program

Complete the following Eight (8) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Science Honours 112YesONPS2313City Campus1199
Science Honours 212YesONPS2314City Campus1185
Project Planning12YesONPS2317City Campus11951182
Science Honours Project 112YesONPS2450City Campus12001186
Science Honours Project 212YesONPS2452City Campus12011187
Science Honours Project 312YesONPS2454City Campus12021188
Science Honours Project 412YesONPS2456City Campus12031189
Physical Science Research Methods12YesONPS2412City Campus12911286
 
AND
(

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Course Selections for Biology Major

Year One: Complete the following Two (2) Biology Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Introduction to Microbiology, Immunology and Genetics12BIOL2256City Campus1260
BIOL2257Bundoora Campus1261
Animal Structure and Function12YesBIOL2258City Campus1233
AND

Complete One (1) Course from:

University Elective
AND

Year Two: Complete the following Six (6) Biology Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Animal Diversity12YesBIOL2151City Campus1244
Plant Structure and Function12YesBIOL2156City Campus1272
Microbiology12YesBIOL2158City Campus1266
Plant Diversity12YesBIOL2270City Campus1269
Ecology12YesENVI1009City Campus1243 (FF)
Genetics and Molecular Biology12YesBIOL2262City Campus1256
AND

Year Three: Complete the following Five (5) Biology Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Marine Biology12YesBIOL2255City Campus1276
Environmental Biotechnology12YesBIOL2324City Campus1248
Ecotoxicology12YesBIOL2162City Campus1245
Biological Chemistry12YesBIOL2260City Campus3359
Cell and Tissue Culture12YesBIOL2264City Campus1246
AND

Complete One (1) Course from:

University Elective
 
OR

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Course Selections for Biotechnology Major

Year One: Complete the following Two (2) Biotechnology Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Introduction to Microbiology, Immunology and Genetics12BIOL2256City Campus1260
BIOL2257Bundoora Campus1261
Animal Structure and Function12YesBIOL2258City Campus1233
AND

Complete One (1) Course from:

University Elective
AND

Year Two: Complete the following Six (6) Biotechnology Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Microbiology12YesBIOL2158City Campus1266
Genetics and Molecular Biology12YesBIOL2262City Campus1256
Cell and Tissue Culture12YesBIOL2264City Campus1246
Biological Chemistry12YesBIOL2260City Campus3359
Bioinformatics12YesBIOL2254City Campus33583314
Food Microbiology12YesONPS2113City Campus1250
AND

Year Three: Complete the following Five (5) Biotechnology Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Gene Technologies12YesBIOL2184Bundoora Campus1258
Industrial Microbiology12YesONPS2116Bundoora Campus1260
Functional Genomics and Proteomics12YesBIOL2267Bundoora Campus1254
Molecular Agriculture12YesBIOL2269Bundoora Campus1264
Environmental Biotechnology12YesBIOL2324City Campus1248
AND

Complete One (1) Course from:

University Elective
 
OR

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Course Selections for Chemistry Major

Year One: Complete the following Two (2) Chemistry Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Chemistry of Materials 212YesCHEM1031City Campus1296
Analytical Science12YesCHEM1257City Campus1301
AND

Complete One (1) Course from:

University Elective
AND

Year Two: Complete the following Six (6) Chemistry Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Chemistry Theory 2A12YesCHEM1039City Campus1300
Chemistry Laboratory 2A12YesCHEM1041City Campus1304
Analytical Spectroscopy12YesCHEM1053City Campus1308
Chemistry Theory 2B12YesCHEM1040City Campus1293
Instrumental and Environmental Analysis12YesCHEM1054City Campus1287
Chemistry Laboratory 2B12YesCHEM1042City Campus1298
AND

Year Three: Complete the following Five (5) Chemistry Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Chemistry Theory 3A12YesCHEM1067City Campus1299
Chemistry Theory 3B12YesCHEM1068City Campus1292
Chemistry Laboratory 312YesCHEM1069City Campus1303
Advanced Spectroscopic Analysis12YesCHEM1080City Campus1304
Advanced Instrumental Analysis12YesCHEM1079City Campus1309
AND

Complete One (1) Course from:

University Elective
 
OR

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Course Selections for Physics Major

Year One: Complete the following Three (3) Physics Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Modern Physics12PHYS2123City Campus1178
Thermodynamics and Electromagnetism12PHYS2127City Campus1192
Calculus and Analysis 212YesMATH1144City Campus1132
AND

Year Two: Complete the following Five (5) Physics Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Materials and Thermal Physics12YesPHYS1074City Campus1188
Optics and Radiation Physics12YesPHYS2125City Campus1192
Electromagnetics and Quantum Physics12YesPHYS2128City Campus1174
Mathematics for Physicists12YesMATH1129City Campus1170
Practical Physics 112YesPHYS1066City Campus1181
AND

Complete One (1) Course from:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Real and Complex Analysis12YesMATH2150City Campus1169
Computational Mathematics12YesMATH2136City Campus3321
AND

Year Three: Complete the following Four (4) Physics Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Applied Physics12YesPHYS2126City Campus1180
Quantum and Statistical Physics12YesPHYS1095City Campus1196
Solid State Physics12YesPHYS2068City Campus1191
Photonics and Nuclear Physics12YesPHYS2074City Campus1179
AND

Complete Two (2) Courses from:

University Elective
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