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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2019 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  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 Principles12YesCHEM1242City Campus13011294
Cell Structure and Function12YesBIOL2146City Campus1247
Scientific Skills and Communication12ONPS2334City Campus12361190
Plant Structure and Function12YesBIOL2156City Campus1272
Chemistry for Life Sciences12YesCHEM1239City Campus1299
Animal Structure and Function12YesBIOL2258City Campus1233
Introduction to Microbiology, Immunology and Genetics12BIOL2256City Campus1260
Mathematics and Statistics12YesMATH2123City Campus11721160
 
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

Microbiology12YesBIOL2158City Campus1266
Cell and Tissue Culture12YesBIOL2264City Campus1246
Genetics and Molecular Biology12YesBIOL2262City Campus1256
Food Microbiology12YesONPS2113City Campus1250
Biological Chemistry12YesBIOL2260City Campus3359
Bioinformatics12YesBIOL2254City Campus33583314
Statistics and Epidemiology12YesMATH2170City Campus1198
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:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Science Project12YesONPS2186City Campus12901285
The Professional Scientist12YesONPS2335City Campus12403359
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

Protein Technologies12YesBIOL2412City Campus1270
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

Environmental Biotechnology12YesBIOL2324City Campus1248
}
 

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Program structure enquiries

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

Enquiries can be submitted via the 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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Enrolment

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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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