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

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RMIT program code: BH101
Plan name: Bachelor of Science (Dean's Scholar, Biology) (Honours)
Plan code: BH101BI
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 097606A

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2019 Enrolment Program Structure

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
 

The university's policy and procedures 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 bachelor'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

The recommended enrolment sequence is -

Semester 1:

BIOL2146, CHEM1030 (VCE) or CHEM1242 (Non-VCE) , PHYS2122 (VCE) or PHYS2124 (Non-VCE), MATH2123 or MATH1142

Semester 2:

BIOL2256, BIOL2258, ONPS2334, a University Elective

 

Mid-year entry and part-time students can seek enrolment advice by lodging a new RMIT Connect query.

Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Cell Structure and Function12YesBIOL2146City Campus1247
Animal Structure and Function12YesBIOL2258City Campus1233
Introduction to Microbiology, Immunology and Genetics12BIOL2256City Campus1260
BIOL2257Bundoora Campus1261
Scientific Skills and Communication12ONPS2334City Campus12361190
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Chemistry Options:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Chemistry of Materials 112YesCHEM1030City Campus1302
Chemistry Principles12YesCHEM1242City Campus13011294
AND

Select and complete One (1) of the following Mathematics Options:

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

Select and complete One (1) of the following Physics Options

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Physics for Leaders12PHYS2124City Campus1194
Mechanics12PHYS2122City Campus1189
AND

Select and complete One (1) Course from any:

University Elective
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

The recommended enrolment sequence is -

Semester 1:

BIOL2151, BIOL2158, BIOL2156, BIOL2260

Semester 2:

BIOL2270, ENVI1009, BIOL2262, ONPS1664

 

Mid-year entry and part-time students can seek enrolment advice by lodging a new RMIT Connect query.

Complete the following Eight (8) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Biological Chemistry12YesBIOL2260City Campus3359
Genetics and Molecular Biology12YesBIOL2262City Campus1256
Animal Diversity12YesBIOL2151City Campus1244
Microbiology12YesBIOL2158City Campus1266
Plant Structure and Function12YesBIOL2156City Campus1272
Plant Diversity12YesBIOL2270City Campus1269
Ecology12YesENVI1009City Campus1243 (FF)
Science Mentored Research Placement 112YesONPS1664City Campus1173
 
AND

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Year Three of Program

The recommended enrolment sequence is -

Semester 1:

BIOL2255, BIOL2324, BIOL2264, ONPS1665

Semester 2:

BIOL2162, ONPS2335, ONPS2186, a University Elective

Note: Both ONPS2335and ONPS2186 should be taken in Semester 2.

 

Mid-year entry and part-time students can seek enrolment advice by lodging a new RMIT Connect query.

Complete the following Seven (7) Courses

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Cell and Tissue Culture12YesBIOL2264City Campus1246
Environmental Biotechnology12YesBIOL2324City Campus1248
Ecotoxicology12YesBIOL2162City Campus1245
Marine Biology12YesBIOL2255City Campus1276
Science Project12YesONPS2186City Campus12901285
The Professional Scientist12YesONPS2335City Campus12403359
Science Mentored Research Placement 212YesONPS1665City Campus1186
AND

Select and complete One (1) Course from any:

University Elective
 
AND

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Year Four of Program

The recommended enrolment sequence is -

Semester 1:

ONPS2313, ONPS2317, ONPS2412, ONPS2450

Semester 2:

ONPS2314, ONPS2452, ONPS2454, ONPS2456

 

Mid-year entry and part-time students can seek enrolment advice by lodging a new RMIT Connect query.

Complete the following Eight (8) Courses

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

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

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Program structure enquiries

College of Science, Engineering and Health
Academic Services Centre - Melbourne City Campus

Enquiries can be submitted via RMIT Connect Student Portal

Building 10, Level 9, Room 1
124 La Trobe Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Tel: +61 3 9925 2621

Timetabling

Please go to the Class timetables web page to access timetabling information.

 

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*Semester 1 classes generally commence in February and Semester 2 classes generally commence in July. Please contact your school for more information about specific class start days.

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Student Electives

University Electives are available to Undergraduate students, and in selected Postgraduate programs.

Information about University Elective courses at RMIT is available on the University Electives web site.

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