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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2020 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  as soon as possible along with all your supporting documents to ensure you can enrol the correct courses for the semester.  Supporting documents can be transcript, resume, reference letters, etc.

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

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 Campus33423332
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 Campus3118
Life on Earth12YesENVI1142City Campus33093291
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 Campus3158 (FF)
Chemistry Principles12YesCHEM1242City Campus33573353
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 Campus3144
Mechanics12PHYS2122City Campus3143
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 Campus3172
Mathematics and Statistics12YesMATH2123City Campus32103173
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 Campus3087
Science Mentored Research Placement 212YesONPS1665City Campus3127
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 Campus33413517
Science Project12YesONPS2186City Campus33663362
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

Honours Science 112YesONPS2313City Campus3128
Honours Science 212YesONPS2314City Campus3089
Science Honours Project 212YesONPS2452City Campus31333093
Science Honours Project 312YesONPS2454City Campus31363098
Science Honours Project 412YesONPS2456City Campus31373099
Science Honours Research Methods12YesONPS2412City Campus33723368
 
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 Campus3125
BIOL2257Bundoora Campus1159
Animal Structure and Function12YesBIOL2258City Campus3127
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 Campus3159
Plant Structure and Function12YesBIOL2156City Campus3160
Microbiology12YesBIOL2158City Campus3161
Plant Diversity12YesBIOL2270City Campus3190
Ecology12YesENVI1009City Campus3293
Genetics and Molecular Biology12YesBIOL2262City Campus3128
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 Campus3167
Environmental Biotechnology12YesBIOL2324City Campus3226
Ecotoxicology12YesBIOL2162City Campus3117
Biological Chemistry12YesBIOL2260City Campus3156 (FF)
Cell and Tissue Culture12YesBIOL2264City Campus3168
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 Campus3125
BIOL2257Bundoora Campus1159
Animal Structure and Function12YesBIOL2258City Campus3127
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 Campus3161
Genetics and Molecular Biology12YesBIOL2262City Campus3128
Cell and Tissue Culture12YesBIOL2264City Campus3168
Biological Chemistry12YesBIOL2260City Campus3156 (FF)
Bioinformatics12YesBIOL2254City Campus3124
Food Microbiology12YesONPS2113City Campus3273
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 Campus1172
Industrial Microbiology12YesONPS2116Bundoora Campus3289
Functional Genomics and Proteomics12YesBIOL2267Bundoora Campus1585
Molecular Agriculture12YesBIOL2269Bundoora Campus3162
Environmental Biotechnology12YesBIOL2324City Campus3226
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 Campus3115 (FF)
Analytical Science12YesCHEM1257City Campus3352
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 Campus3350 (FF)
Chemistry Laboratory 2A12YesCHEM1041City Campus3363
Analytical Spectroscopy12YesCHEM1053City Campus3455
Chemistry Theory 2B12YesCHEM1040City Campus3359
Instrumental and Environmental Analysis12YesCHEM1054City Campus3357
Chemistry Laboratory 2B12YesCHEM1042City Campus3358
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 Campus3361
Chemistry Theory 3B12YesCHEM1068City Campus3355
Chemistry Laboratory 312YesCHEM1069City Campus3360
Advanced Spectroscopic Analysis12YesCHEM1080City Campus3354
Advanced Instrumental Analysis12YesCHEM1079City Campus3359
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 Campus3106
Thermodynamics and Electromagnetism12PHYS2127City Campus3107
Calculus and Analysis 212YesMATH1144City Campus3132
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

Mathematics for Physicists12YesMATH1129City Campus3171
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 Campus3163
Computational Mathematics12YesMATH2136City Campus3174
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

Solid State Physics12YesPHYS2068City Campus3103
AND

Complete Two (2) Courses from:

University Elective
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