BP226 - Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology)

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RMIT program code: BP226
Plan name: Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology)
Plan code: BP226P7
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 056416B

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2021 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following: All courses listed may not be available each semester.

   Year One of Program
 
AND   Year Two of Program
 
AND   Year Three of Program
 

Credit transfer / recognition of prior learning

 

You may be eligible for credit or recognition of prior learning (RPL) toward your RMIT program. Please read the How to apply for credit information and complete the forms required. Please ensure that you submit this information by the relevant census date. Please submit your application through the RMIT Connect portal.

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Year One of Program

In Semester 1 you should enrol into CHEM1242 Chemistry Principles and MATH2123 Mathematics and Statistics

In Semester 2 you should enrol into CHEM1239 Chemistry for Life Sciences and ONPS2334 Scientific Skills and Communication

All City Campus courses are to be selected in 1st year.

 

Complete the following Eight (8) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Chemistry Principles 12 Yes CHEM1242 City Campus 3268 3278
Cell Structure and Function 12 Yes BIOL2146 City Campus 2673
Scientific Skills and Communication 12 ONPS2334 City Campus 3252 3265
Plant Structure and Function 12 Yes BIOL2156 City Campus 2675
Chemistry for Life Sciences 12 Yes CHEM1239 City Campus 3277
CHEM1240 Bundoora Campus 2482
Animal Structure and Function 12 Yes BIOL2258 City Campus 2675
Introduction to Microbiology, Immunology and Genetics 12 BIOL2256 City Campus 2674
BIOL2257 Bundoora Campus 2450
Mathematics and Statistics 12 Yes MATH2123 City Campus 2421 2397
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

You should enrol into MATH2170 Statistics and Epidemiology and BIOL2254 Bioinformatics in Semester 2 

Complete the following Seven (7) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Microbiology 12 Yes BIOL2158 City Campus 2676
Cell and Tissue Culture 12 Yes BIOL2264 City Campus 2681
Genetics and Molecular Biology 12 Yes BIOL2262 City Campus 2681
Food Microbiology 12 Yes ONPS2113 City Campus 2709
Biological Chemistry 12 Yes BIOL2260 City Campus 3255
Bioinformatics 12 Yes BIOL2254 City Campus 3371
Statistics and Epidemiology 12 Yes MATH1238 Bundoora Campus 2408
MATH2170 City Campus 2400
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from any:

University Elective
 
AND

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Year Three of Program

You should enrol into ONPS2335 The Professional Scientist in Semester 1

You should enrol into ONPS2186 Science Project in Semester 2

 

Complete the following Three (3) Courses (Note, these courses will form part of your chosen major):

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Science Project 1 12 Yes ONPS2186 City Campus 3353 3383
Industrial Microbiology 12 Yes ONPS2116 Bundoora Campus 2708
The Professional Scientist 12 Yes ONPS2335 City Campus 3253
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from any:

University Elective
AND
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Complete the following Four (4) Courses for a Molecular Biology Major:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Gene Technologies 12 Yes BIOL2184 Bundoora Campus 2677
Functional Genomics and Proteomics 12 Yes BIOL2267 Bundoora Campus 2683
Protein Technologies 12 Yes BIOL2412 City Campus 2691
Systems Biology 12 BIOL2512 City Campus 3404
OR

Complete the following Four (4) Courses for a Microbiology Major:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Medical Microbiology 1 12 Yes ONPS2118 Bundoora Campus 2494
Environmental Biotechnology 12 Yes BIOL2324 City Campus 2683
Medical Microbiology 2 12 Yes ONPS2120 Bundoora Campus 2710
Immunology 12 Yes ONPS2388 Bundoora Campus 3465
}
 

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Program structure enquiries

Contact the College of Science, Engineering and Health (SEH) Academic Services Centre - Melbourne City Campus

Online: Enquiries can be submitted via https://rmit.service-now.com/connect/

Visit us: Building 10, Level 9, Room 1, 124 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Call us: (+61 3) 9925 5000 - (Select option "3" for Higher Education and then select option "4" for Science, Engineering and Health)

 

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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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