BP229 - Bachelor of Science

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RMIT program code: BP229
Plan name: Bachelor of Science (Applied Sciences)
Plan code: BP229P7
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 056444J

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2018 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

Year One of Program
ANDYear Two of Program
ANDYear Three of Program
AND(Biological Science Major
ORBiotechnology Major
ORApplied Chemistry Major
OREnvironmental Science Major
ORFood Science Major
ORPhysics Major
)
ANDScience Options

The Applied Sciences program allows you to select your science degree by choosing courses from biology; chemistry; physics; environmental science; food science and related areas. Your selection from a set of core courses will define your major area of study. This extends over the three years of the degree program. You also have a wide selection of electives to supplement your major or your interest in other areas of science.

Please note that Majors in Biotechnology and Food Science will deliver some Year2 and most Year3 courses from the Bundoora Campus.

Credit Transfer / Recognitionof Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be eligible for credit or recognition of prior learning (RPL) toward your RMIT program.Please read theHow to apply for creditinformation and complete the forms required.

Please ensure that you submit this information by the relevantcensus date. Please submit your application through theRMIT Connect portal.

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Year One of Program

You should enrol in MATH2123 in Semester 1 and enrol inONPS2334 inSemester 2.

Youcan choose to enrol inCOSC2676Programming Fundamentals for Scientists in Semester 2 2018 (class number 3109) as aUniversity Elective inYear 1, or as a Science Option course or a University Elective in Year 2, or as a Science Option course inYear 3.

Complete the following One (1) Course:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Scientific Skills and Communication12ONPS2334City Campus14851672
AND
Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Mathematics and Statistics12YesMATH2123City Campus25722523
Calculus and Analysis 112YesMATH1142City Campus2053
AND
Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Physics for Leaders12PHYS2124City Campus1445
Mechanics12PHYS2122City Campus1444
AND
Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Cell Structure and Function12YesBIOL2146City Campus2232
Life on Earth12YesENVI1142City Campus21362119
AND
Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Chemistry of Materials 112YesCHEM1030City Campus2227
Chemistry Principles12YesCHEM1242City Campus22691459
AND
Select and Complete Two (2) Courses from your chosen Science Major. Please refer to the list of Major courses at the end of this program structure document
AND
Select and Complete One (1) Course from any:
University Elective
AND

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Year Two of Program

Please note that some option courses will be delivered at the Bundoora Campus

Youcan choose to enrol inCOSC2676Programming Fundamentals for Scientists in Semester 2 2018 (class number 3109) as a University Elective inYear 1, or as a Science Option course or a University Elective in Year 2, or as a Science Option course inYear 3.

{
Select and Complete Five (5) Courses from your chosen Science Major. Please refer to the list of Major courses at the end of this program structure document.
AND
Select and Complete Two (2) courses from the Science Options list at the end of the program structure:
AND
Select and Complete One (1) Course from any:
University Elective
AND

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Year Three of Program

You should enrol in ONPS2335 in Semester 1 and enrol inONPS2186 in Semester 2.

Youcan choose to enrol inCOSC2676Programming Fundamentals for Scientists in Semester 2 2018 (class number 3109) as a University Elective inYear 1, or as a Science Option course or a University Elective in Year 2, or as a Science Option course inYear 3.

Complete the following Two (2) Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Science Project12YesONPS2186City Campus14841470
The Professional Scientist12YesONPS2335City Campus14861473
AND
Select and Complete Four (4) Courses from your chosen Science Major: Please refer to the list of Majors at the end of this program structure document:
AND
Select and Complete Two (2) courses from Science Options list at the end of the program structure:
AND
(

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Biological Science Major

Year One: Complete the following Two (2) Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Introduction to Microbiology, Immunology and Genetics12BIOL2256City Campus2510
BIOL2257Bundoora Campus1379
Animal Structure and Function12YesBIOL2258City Campus2372
AND
Year Two: Complete the following Five (5) Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Animal Diversity12YesBIOL2151City Campus2235
Plant Structure and Function12YesBIOL2156City Campus2236
Microbiology12YesBIOL2158City Campus2588
Plant Diversity12YesBIOL2270City Campus2004
Ecology12YesENVI1009City Campus2114
AND
Year Three: Complete the following Four (4) Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Marine Biology12YesBIOL2255City Campus2411
Environmental Biotechnology12YesBIOL2324City Campus2038
Ecotoxicology12YesBIOL2162City Campus2203
Biological Chemistry12YesBIOL2260City Campus2091
OR

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Biotechnology Major

Please note that some Year 2and most Year 3courses under this major will be delivered attheBundoora Campus.

Year One: Complete the following Two (2) Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Introduction to Microbiology, Immunology and Genetics12BIOL2256City Campus2510
BIOL2257Bundoora Campus1379
Animal Structure and Function12YesBIOL2258City Campus2372
AND
Year Two: Complete the following Five (5) Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Microbiology12YesBIOL2158City Campus2588
Biological Chemistry12YesBIOL2260City Campus2091
Genetics and Molecular Biology12YesBIOL2262City Campus2374
Cell and Tissue Culture12YesBIOL2264City Campus2028
Bioinformatics12YesBIOL2254City Campus24052363
AND
Year Three: Complete the following Four (4) Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Gene Technologies12YesBIOL2184Bundoora Campus2249
Industrial Microbiology12YesONPS2116Bundoora Campus2155
Functional Genomics and Proteomics12YesBIOL2267Bundoora Campus1999
Molecular Agriculture12YesBIOL2269Bundoora Campus2000
OR

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Applied Chemistry Major

Year One: Complete the following Two (2) Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Chemistry of Materials 212YesCHEM1031City Campus2191
Analytical Science12YesCHEM1257City Campus1460
AND
Year Two: Complete the following Five (5) Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Chemistry Theory 2A12YesCHEM1039City Campus2229
Chemistry Laboratory 2A12YesCHEM1041City Campus2230
Analytical Spectroscopy12YesCHEM1053City Campus2231
Chemistry Theory 2B12YesCHEM1040City Campus2193
Instrumental and Environmental Analysis12YesCHEM1054City Campus2197
AND
Year Three: Complete the following Four (4) Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Chemistry Theory 3A12YesCHEM1067City Campus2234
Chemistry Theory 3B12YesCHEM1068City Campus2201
Chemistry Laboratory 312YesCHEM1069City Campus2237
Advanced Spectroscopic Analysis12YesCHEM1080City Campus2202
OR

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Environmental Science Major

Year One: Complete the following Two (2) Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
The Changing Environment12ENVI1146City Campus1481
Energy and Earth's Environment12YesPHYS2066City Campus1423
AND
Year Two: Complete the following Three (3) Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
The Hydrosphere12YesENVI1008City Campus1477
Ecology12YesENVI1009City Campus2114
The Soil Environment12YesENVI1012City Campus1463
AND
Select and Complete Two (2) Courses from:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Environmental Chemistry 2A12YesCHEM1058City Campus2233
Animal Diversity12YesBIOL2151City Campus2235
Environmental Chemistry 2B12YesCHEM1059City Campus2198
Plant Diversity12YesBIOL2270City Campus2004
AND
Year Three: Complete the following Four (4) Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Environmental Sampling and Analysis12YesENVI1145City Campus1480
The Atmosphere12YesENVI1011City Campus1478
Ecotoxicology12YesBIOL2162City Campus2203
Environmental Biotechnology12YesBIOL2324City Campus2038
OR

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Food Science Major

Please note that some Year 2 and most Year 3courses under this major will be delivered at the Bundoora Campus.

Year One: Complete the following Two (2) Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Nutrition Principles12YesONPS1118City Campus2128
Introduction to Microbiology for Food and Nutrition12YesONPS2555City Campus2598
AND
Year Two: Complete the following Five (5) Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Food Microbiology12YesONPS2113City Campus2131
Food Toxicology, Allergens and Health12ONPS2135City Campus2175
Food Chemistry12YesCHEM1083City Campus2239
Food Ingredient Structure and Function12YesONPS2553City Campus2633
Thermal Food Processing12YesONPS2557Bundoora Campus2603
AND
Year Three: Complete the following Four (4) Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Food Safety and Quality Assurance12YesONPS2509Bundoora Campus2561
Product Development12YesONPS2496Bundoora Campus2608
Food Manufacturing Animal Products12YesONPS2554Bundoora Campus2635
Food Manufacturing: Plant Products12YesONPS2533Bundoora Campus2575
OR

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Physics Major

Year One: Complete the following Two (2) Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Thermodynamics and Electromagnetism12PHYS2127City Campus1428
Modern Physics12PHYS2123City Campus1427
AND
Year Two: Complete the following Five (5) Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Calculus and Analysis 212YesMATH1144City Campus2658
Materials and Thermal Physics12YesPHYS1074City Campus1438
Optics and Radiation Physics12YesPHYS2125City Campus1446
Electromagnetics and Quantum Physics12YesPHYS2128City Campus1429
Mathematics for Physicists12YesMATH1129City Campus2051
AND
Year Three: Complete the following Four (4) Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Applied Physics12YesPHYS2126City Campus2647
Quantum and Statistical Physics12YesPHYS1095City Campus1439
Solid State Physics12YesPHYS2068City Campus2606
Photonics and Nuclear Physics12YesPHYS2074City Campus1424
)
AND

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Science Options

Please note that there is a new Science Option course that you can select to enrol in as a Science Option for Semester 2 2018:COSC2676 Programming Fundamentals for Scientists, class number 3109.

Youcan choose to enrol inCOSC2676Programming Fundamentals for Scientists in Semester 2 2018 (class number 3109) as a University Elective inYear 1, or as a Science Option course or a University Elective in Year 2, or as a Science Option course inYear 3.

Year Two and Three Science Options
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Cell Structure and Function12YesBIOL2146City Campus2232
Animal Diversity12YesBIOL2151City Campus2235
Plant Structure and Function12YesBIOL2156City Campus2236
Microbiology12YesBIOL2158City Campus2588
Ecotoxicology12YesBIOL2162City Campus2203
Outbreak: The Detection and Control of Infectious Disease12YesBIOL2200Bundoora Campus2686
Introduction to Microbiology, Immunology and Genetics12BIOL2256City Campus2510
BIOL2257Bundoora Campus1379
Animal Structure and Function12YesBIOL2258City Campus2372
Biological Chemistry12YesBIOL2260City Campus2091
Genetics and Molecular Biology12YesBIOL2262City Campus2374
Cell and Tissue Culture12YesBIOL2264City Campus2028
Plant Diversity12YesBIOL2270City Campus2004
Environmental Biotechnology12YesBIOL2324City Campus2038
Chemistry Theory 2A12YesCHEM1039City Campus2229
Chemistry Theory 2B12YesCHEM1040City Campus2193
Chemistry Laboratory 2A12YesCHEM1041City Campus2230
Chemistry Laboratory 2B12YesCHEM1042City Campus2194
Analytical Spectroscopy12YesCHEM1053City Campus2231
Instrumental and Environmental Analysis12YesCHEM1054City Campus2197
Environmental Chemistry 2A12YesCHEM1058City Campus2233
Environmental Chemistry 2B12YesCHEM1059City Campus2198
Food Chemistry12YesCHEM1083City Campus2239
Chemistry for Life Sciences12YesCHEM1239City Campus2227
CHEM1240Bundoora Campus1396
Analytical Science12YesCHEM1257City Campus1460
The Hydrosphere12YesENVI1008City Campus1477
The Atmosphere12YesENVI1011City Campus1478
The Soil Environment12YesENVI1012City Campus1463
Environmental Studies12YesENVI1038City Campus14791465
Environmental Sampling and Analysis12YesENVI1145City Campus1480
The Changing Environment12ENVI1146City Campus1481
Mathematics for Physicists12YesMATH1129City Campus2051
Calculus and Analysis 112YesMATH1142City Campus2053
Calculus and Analysis 212YesMATH1144City Campus2658
Statistics and Epidemiology12YesMATH1238Bundoora Campus1395
MATH2170City Campus1565
Applied Nutrition12YesOHTH2173Bundoora Campus2124
Nutrition Principles12YesONPS1118City Campus2128
Introduction to Microbiology for Food and Nutrition12YesONPS2555City Campus2598
Food Toxicology, Allergens and Health12ONPS2135City Campus2175
Introduction to the Food Industry12YesONPS2137City Campus2177
Introduction to Nanotechnology12YesONPS2149City Campus1469
Science Work Experience12YesONPS2543City Campus14901559
Food Ingredient Structure and Function12YesONPS2553City Campus2633
Sensory Evaluation and Consumer Behaviour12YesONPS2520Bundoora Campus2564
Chemistry of Drugs and Toxins12YesONPS2188City Campus1471
Materials and Thermal Physics12YesPHYS1074City Campus1438
Optics and Radiation Physics12YesPHYS2125City Campus1446
Electromagnetics and Quantum Physics12YesPHYS2128City Campus1429
Modern Physics12PHYS2123City Campus1427
Mechanics12PHYS2122City Campus1444
Thermodynamics and Electromagnetism12PHYS2127City Campus1428
Energy and Earth's Environment12YesPHYS2066City Campus1423
Instrumentation for Scientists and Engineers12YesPHYS2070City Campus1440
Nutrition, Health and Disease12OHTH2068City Campus2139

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