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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2018 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 Campus22691459
Cell Structure and Function12YesBIOL2146City Campus2232
Scientific Skills and Communication12ONPS2334City Campus14851672
Plant Structure and Function12YesBIOL2156City Campus2236
Chemistry for Life Sciences12YesCHEM1239City Campus2227
CHEM1240Bundoora Campus1396
Animal Structure and Function12YesBIOL2258City Campus2372
Introduction to Microbiology, Immunology and Genetics12YesBIOL2256City Campus2510
BIOL2257Bundoora Campus1379
Mathematics and Statistics12YesMATH2123City Campus25722523
 
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 Campus2588
Cell and Tissue Culture12YesBIOL2264City Campus2028
Genetics and Molecular Biology12YesBIOL2262City Campus2374
Food Microbiology12YesONPS2113City Campus2131
Biological Chemistry12YesBIOL2260City Campus2091
Bioinformatics12YesBIOL2254City Campus24052363
Statistics and Epidemiology12YesMATH1238Bundoora Campus1395
MATH2170City Campus1565
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 Campus14841470
Industrial Microbiology12YesONPS2116Bundoora Campus2155
The Professional Scientist12YesONPS2335City Campus14861473
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 Technologies12YesBIOL2184Bundoora Campus2249
Functional Genomics and Proteomics12YesBIOL2267Bundoora Campus1999
Molecular Agriculture12YesBIOL2269Bundoora Campus2000
Protein Technologies12YesBIOL2412City Campus2088
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 112YesONPS2118Bundoora Campus2170
Environmental Biotechnology12YesBIOL2324City Campus2038
Medical Microbiology 212YesONPS2120Bundoora Campus2138
Immunology12YesONPS2388Bundoora Campus2557
}
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

Associate Professor Aidyn Mouradov
School of Science
Building: 223, Level: 1, Room: 71
Plenty Road, Bundoora

Victoria 3083, Australia
Tel: +61 3 9925 7144

Fax: +61 3 9925 5290
Email: aidyn.mouradov@rmit.edu.au 

or

College of Science, Engineering & Health
Academic Services Centre CBD
Enquiries can be submitted via https://rmit.service-now.com/connect/
Telephone number: +61 3 9925 2621

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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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