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Selective subjects for B-BMED

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Overview

The subjects listed below are available as selective subjects in the Bachelor of Biomedicine (B-BMED).

Intended learning outcomes

Refer to the Bachelor of Biomedicine (B-BMED) course entry.

Structure

Subjects are arranged under headings for identified discipline study areas. A subject is listed only once in this section. Refer to related headings for alternative locations of a subject's listing.

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Agricultural Science

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Anatomy

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Biology (Level 1)

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Biotechnology

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Cell Biology

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Chemistry

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Computer Science and Software Engineering

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Domestic Animal Science

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Earth Sciences

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Ecology

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Engineering

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Environments (Level 1)

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Environmental Science

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Food Science

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Genetics

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Geography

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Geomatics

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Informatics

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Internship

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Mathematics and Statistics

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Microbiology and Immunology

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Neuroscience

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Pathology

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Pharmacology

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Physics

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Physiology

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Plant Science

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Psychology

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Research Project subjects

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Science (General)

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Science Informatics

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Veterinary Science

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Vision Science

Code Name Study period Credit Points
Zoology

Subject Options

Agricultural Science

Code Name Study period Credit Points
AGRI20026 Plant Growth Processes
Semester 1
12.5
EVSC20002 Soil and Water Resources
Semester 2
12.5
AGRI30003 Agricultural Systems Analysis
Semester 2
12.5
AGRI30016 Irrigation and Water Management
June
12.5
AGRI30029 Ecology & Management of Grazing Systems
Semester 2
12.5
AGRI30030 Livestock Production Systems
Semester 1
12.5
AGRI30031 Crop Production and Management
Semester 2
12.5
AGRI30032 Plant Health and Improvement
Semester 1
12.5
BTCH30002 Trends & Issues in Agrifood Biotech
Semester 1
12.5

Anatomy

A number of Anatomy subjects are quota-restricted.

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ANAT30007 Human Locomotor Systems
Semester 1
12.5
ANAT30008 Viscera and Visceral Systems
Semester 2
12.5
CEDB30003 Developmental Biology
Semester 2
12.5

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

A number of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology subjects are quota-restricted.

Code Name Study period Credit Points
BCMB20003 Molecular Analysis of Cell Function
Semester 2
12.5
BCMB20005 Techniques in Molecular Science
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
BCMB30001 Protein Structure and Function
Semester 2
12.5
BCMB30002 Functional Genomics and Bioinformatics
Semester 1
12.5
BCMB30003 Molecular Aspects of Cell Biology
Semester 1
12.5
BCMB30004 Cell Signalling and Neurochemistry
Semester 2
12.5
BCMB30010 Advanced Techniques in Molecular Science
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
BCMB30011 Metabolism and Nutrition
Semester 1
12.5

Biology (Level 1)

Code Name Study period Credit Points
BIOL10001 Biology of Australian Flora & Fauna
Semester 2
12.5
BIOL10007

Biotechnology

Code Name Study period Credit Points
BTCH20002 Biotechnology
Semester 2
12.5
BTCH30001 Methods in Agrifood Biotechnology
Semester 1
12.5
BTCH30003 Biotechnology in Practice
Semester 1
12.5

Cell Biology

Code Name Study period Credit Points
CEDB30002 Concepts in Cell & Developmental Biology
Semester 1
12.5
CEDB30004 Stem Cells in Development & Regeneration
Semester 2
12.5

Chemistry

Code Name Study period Credit Points
CHEM20011 Environmental Chemistry
Semester 1
12.5
CHEM20018 Chemistry: Reactions and Synthesis
Semester 1
12.5
CHEM20019 Practical Chemistry 2
Semester 2
12.5
CHEM20020 Chemistry: Structure and Properties
Semester 2
12.5
CHEM30012 Analytical & Environmental Chemistry
Semester 2
12.5
CHEM30014 Specialised Topics in Chemistry B
Semester 2
12.5
CHEM30015 Advanced Practical Chemistry
Semester 1
12.5
CHEM30016 Reactivity and Mechanism
Semester 1
12.5
CHEM30017 Specialised Topics in Chemistry A
Semester 1
12.5

Computer Science and Software Engineering

Code Name Study period Credit Points
COMP10001 Foundations of Computing
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
COMP10002 Foundations of Algorithms
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
COMP20003 Algorithms and Data Structures
Semester 2
12.5
COMP20005 Engineering Computation
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
COMP20007 Design of Algorithms
Semester 1
12.5
COMP30018 Knowledge Technologies Not available in 2017 12.5
COMP30019 Graphics and Interaction
Semester 2
12.5
COMP30020 Declarative Programming
Semester 2
12.5
COMP30027 Machine Learning
Semester 1
12.5
COMP30028
SWEN20003 Object Oriented Software Development
Semester 2
12.5
SWEN30006 Software Modelling and Design
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
SWEN30007 Software Systems Project Not available in 2017 12.5
SWEN90006 Software Testing and Reliability
Semester 2
12.5

Domestic Animal Science

Code Name Study period Credit Points
DASC20010 Animal Physiology and Growth
Semester 1
12.5
DASC20011 Companion Animal Biology
Semester 1
12.5
DASC20012 Comparative Nutrition and Digestion
Semester 2
12.5
DASC20013 Topics in Animal Health
Semester 2
12.5
DASC30005 Applied Animal Behaviour
Semester 1
12.5
DASC30006 Applied Animal Reproduction & Genetics
Semester 2
12.5
DASC30013 Animal Systems Analysis
Semester 2
12.5
DASC30014 Animal Performance Not available in 2017 12.5
DASC30015 Animal Welfare and Ethics
Semester 2
12.5

Earth Sciences

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ATOC10001 Wonders Of The Weather
Semester 2
12.5
ERTH10002 Understanding Planet Earth
Semester 2
12.5
SCIE10004 Human Sciences: From Cells to Societies
Semester 2
12.5
ATOC20001 Weather and Climate Systems
Semester 1
12.5
ERTH20001 Dangerous Earth
Semester 2
12.5
GEOL20001 Geology of Southeast Australia
February
12.5
GEOL20002 Structural and Metamorphic Geology
Semester 1
12.5
GEOL20003 Earth Composition, Minerals and Magmas
Semester 1
12.5
GEOL20004 Field Mapping and Sedimentary Geology
June
12.5
ATOC30003 Atmosphere Ocean Interaction
Semester 2
12.5
ATOC30004 Dynamical Meteorology and Oceanography
Semester 1
12.5
ATOC30005
ERTH30001 Hydrogeology/Environmental Geochemistry
Semester 1
12.5
GEOL30002 Tectonics & Geodynamics
Semester 1
12.5
GEOL30003 Sedimentary Geology
Semester 2
12.5
GEOL30004 Geochemistry & Petrogenesis
Semester 1
12.5
GEOL30005 Applied Geophysics
Semester 2
12.5
GEOL30007 Geomicrobiology and Biogeochemistry
Semester 1
12.5
GEOL30009 Advanced Field Geology
July
12.5

Ecology

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ECOL20003 Ecology
Semester 2
12.5
ECOL30005 Applied Ecology
Semester 2
12.5
ECOL30006 Ecology in Changing Environments
Semester 1
12.5
EVSC30006 Ecology of Urban Landscapes
Semester 1
12.5

Engineering Systems

Code Name Study period Credit Points
BMEN20001 Biomechanical Physics & Computation
Semester 1
12.5
BMEN30005 Introduction to Biomechanics
Semester 1
12.5
BMEN30006 Circuits and Systems
Semester 1
12.5
BMEN30007 Biotransport Processes
Semester 2
12.5
BMEN30008 Biosystems Design
Semester 2
12.5
CHEN20007
CHEN20009 Transport Processes
Semester 2
12.5
CHEN30001 Reactor Engineering
Semester 1
12.5
CVEN30008 Engineering Risk Analysis
Semester 1
12.5
CVEN30009 Structural Theory and Design
Semester 2
12.5
ELEN20005 Foundations of Electrical Networks
Summer Term
Semester 2
12.5
ELEN30009 Electrical Network Analysis and Design
Semester 1
12.5
ELEN30010 Digital System Design
Semester 1
12.5
ELEN30011 Electrical Device Modelling
Semester 2
12.5
ELEN30012 Signals and Systems
Winter Term
Semester 2
12.5
ELEN30013 Electronic System Implementation
Semester 2
12.5
ELEN30014 Analog and Digital Electronics Concepts
Semester 1
12.5
ENEN20002 Earth Processes for Engineering
Semester 2
12.5
ENEN30000
ENGR10003 Engineering Systems Design 2
Summer Term
Semester 2
12.5
ENGR10004 Engineering Systems Design 1
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ENGR20003 Engineering Materials
Semester 2
12.5
ENGR20004 Engineering Mechanics
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ENGR30002 Fluid Mechanics
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ENGR30003 Numerical Programming for Engineers
Semester 2
12.5
MCEN30016
MCEN30017 Mechanics & Materials
Semester 1
12.5
MCEN30018 Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MCEN30019 Mechatronic Systems Design
Semester 2
12.5
MCEN30020 Systems Modelling and Analysis
Semester 2
12.5

Environments (Level1)

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ENVS10001 Natural Environments
Semester 1
12.5
ENVS10006 Mapping Environments
Semester 1
12.5

Environmental Science

Code Name Study period Credit Points
EVSC20004 Blue Planet-Intro to Marine Environments
Semester 1
12.5
EVSC20005 Contested Resources
Semester 2
12.5
EVSC30002 Problem Solving in Environmental Science
Semester 2
12.5
EVSC30003 Environmental Risk Assessment
Semester 1
12.5

Food Science

Code Name Study period Credit Points
FOOD20003 Food Chemistry, Biology and Nutrition
Semester 1
12.5
FOOD20006 Food Microbiology and Safety
Semester 2
12.5
FOOD20008 Food Nutrition and Health
Semester 2
12.5
FOOD30007 Food Processing & Preservation
Semester 1
12.5
FOOD30008 Advanced Food Analysis
Semester 1
12.5
FOOD30009 Food Research & Development
Semester 2
12.5
FOOD30010 Functional Foods
Semester 2
12.5

Genetics

Code Name Study period Credit Points
GENE20001 Principles of Genetics
Semester 1
12.5
GENE20002 Genes and Genomes
Semester 2
12.5
GENE20003 Experiments in Genetics
Semester 2
12.5
GENE30001 Evolutionary Genetics and Genomics
Semester 1
12.5
GENE30002 Genes: Organisation and Function
Semester 1
12.5
GENE30004 Genetic Analysis
Semester 2
12.5
GENE30005 Human and Medical Genetics
Semester 2
12.5

Geography

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ENST20002
GEOG10001 Famine: The Geography of Scarcity
Semester 1
12.5
GEOG20001 Society and Environments
Semester 1
12.5
GEOG20002 Understanding Global Landforms
Semester 1
12.5
GEOG20003 Environmental Politics and Management
Semester 1
12.5
GEOG20009 Landscapes and Diversity
Semester 2
12.5
GEOG20013 Health Geography
Semester 2
12.5
GEOG30001 Coastal Landforms & Processes
Semester 1
12.5
GEOG30003
GEOG30019 Sustainable Development
Semester 1
12.5
GEOG30021 The Disaster Resilient City
Semester 2
12.5
GEOG30022 River Ecology & Ecosystem Management
Semester 1
12.5
GEOG30023 Global Climate Change in Context
February
12.5
GEOG30024 Africa: Environment, Development, People
Semester 2
12.5
GEOG30025 Biogeography and Ecology of Fire
Summer Term
12.5
GEOG30026 East Timor Field Class
March
12.5
GEOG30027 Local Sites, Global Connections
Semester 1
12.5
GEOG30028

Geomatics

Code Name Study period Credit Points
GEOM20013 Applications of GIS
Semester 1
12.5
GEOM20015 Surveying and Mapping
Semester 2
12.5
GEOM30009 Imaging the Environment
Semester 1
12.5
GEOM30013 Land Administration Systems
Semester 2
12.5

Informatics

Additional subjects are listed under 'Science informatics'.

Code Name Study period Credit Points
INFO20002 Foundations of Informatics
Semester 1
12.5
INFO20003 Database Systems
Semester 2
12.5
INFO30006 Information Security and Privacy
Semester 2
12.5
INFO30004 Usability Engineering
Semester 1
12.5
INFO30005 Web Information Technologies
Semester 1
12.5
BINF20001 The Future of Health in a Data Storm Not available in 2017 12.5

Internship

Code Name Study period Credit Points
SCIE30002 Science and Technology Internship
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5

Mathematics and Statics

Code Name Study period Credit Points
MAST10005 Calculus 1
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MAST10006 Calculus 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MAST10007 Linear Algebra
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MAST10008 Accelerated Mathematics 1
Semester 1
12.5
MAST10009 Accelerated Mathematics 2
Semester 2
12.5
MAST10010 Data Analysis 1
Semester 2
12.5
MAST20004 Probability
Semester 1
12.5
MAST20005 Statistics
Semester 2
12.5
MAST20006 Probability for Statistics
Semester 1
12.5
MAST20009 Vector Calculus
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MAST20018 Discrete Maths and Operations Research
Semester 2
12.5
MAST20022 Group Theory and Linear Algebra
Semester 2
12.5
MAST20026 Real Analysis
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MAST20029 Engineering Mathematics
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MAST20030 Differential Equations
Semester 2
12.5
MAST20031 Analysis of Biological Data
Semester 1
12.5
MAST30001 Stochastic Modelling
Semester 2
12.5
MAST30005 Algebra
Semester 1
12.5
MAST30011 Graph Theory
Semester 1
12.5
MAST30012 Discrete Mathematics
Semester 2
12.5
MAST30020 Probability for Inference
Semester 1
12.5
MAST30013 Techniques in Operations Research
Semester 1
12.5
MAST30021 Complex Analysis
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MAST30022 Decision Making
Semester 2
12.5
MAST30024 Geometry
Semester 2
12.5
MAST30025 Linear Statistical Models
Semester 1
12.5
MAST30026 Metric and Hilbert Spaces
Semester 2
12.5
MAST30027 Modern Applied Statistics
Semester 2
12.5
MAST30028 Numerical Methods & Scientific Computing
Semester 2
12.5
MAST30029
MAST30030 Applied Mathematical Modelling
Semester 1
12.5
MAST30031 Methods of Mathematical Physics
Semester 2
12.5

Microbiology and Immunology

A number of Microbilogy and Immunology subjects are quota-restricted.

Code Name Study period Credit Points
MIIM20002 Microbes, Infections and Responses
Semester 2
12.5
MIIM30002 Principles of Immunology
Semester 1
12.5
MIIM30003 Medical and Applied Immunology
Semester 2
12.5
MIIM30011 Medical Microbiology: Bacteriology
Semester 1
12.5
MIIM30014 Medical Microbiology: Virology
Semester 2
12.5
MIIM30015 Techniques in Immunology
Semester 2
12.5
MIIM30016 Techniques in Microbiology
Semester 1
12.5

Neuroscience

Code Name Study period Credit Points
NEUR30003 Principles of Neuroscience
Semester 1
12.5
NEUR30004 Sensation Movement and Complex Functions
Semester 2
12.5
NEUR30005 Developmental Neurobiology
Semester 2
12.5
OPTO30007 Visual Neuroscience
Semester 2
12.5

Pathology

A number of Pathology subjects are quota-restricted.

Code Name Study period Credit Points
PATH20003 Experimental Pathology
Semester 2
12.5
PATH30001 Mechanisms of Human Disease
Semester 1
12.5
PATH30002 Techniques for Investigation of Disease
Semester 1
12.5
PATH30003 Frontiers in Human Disease
Semester 2
12.5
PATH30004 Advanced Investigation of Human Disease
Semester 2
12.5

Pharmacology

A number of Pharmacology subjects are quota-restricted.

Code Name Study period Credit Points
PHRM20001 Pharmacology: How Drugs Work
Semester 2
12.5
PHRM30002 Drugs Affecting the Nervous System
Semester 2
12.5
PHRM30003 Drug Treatment of Disease
Semester 2
12.5
PHRM30008 Drugs: From Discovery to Market
Semester 1
12.5
PHRM30009 Drugs in Biomedical Experiments
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5

Physics

Code Name Study period Credit Points
PHYC10001 Physics 1: Advanced
Semester 1
12.5
PHYC10003 Physics 1
Semester 1
12.5
PHYC10005 Physics 1: Fundamentals
Semester 1
12.5
PHYC10006 Physics 2: Life Sciences & Environment
Semester 2
12.5
PHYC10008 From the Solar System to the Cosmos
Semester 2
12.5
PHYC20009 Thermal and Classical Physics
Semester 1
12.5
PHYC20010 Quantum Mechanics and Special Relativity
Year Long
12.5
PHYC20011 Electromagnetism and Optics
Semester 2
12.5
PHYC20012 Quantum and Thermal Physics
Semester 1
12.5
PHYC20013 Laboratory and Computational Physics 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
PHYC20014 Physical Systems
Semester 2
12.5
PHYC20015 Special Relativity and Electromagnetism
Semester 2
12.5
PHYC30021 Laboratory and Computational Physics 3
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5

Physiology

A number of Physiology subjects are quota-restricted.

Code Name Study period Credit Points
NEUR30002 Neurophysiology: Neurons and Circuits
Semester 1
12.5
PHYS30001 Cardiovascular Health: Genes & Hormones
Semester 2
12.5
PHYS30005 Muscle and Exercise Physiology
Semester 1
12.5
PHYS30008 Frontiers in Physiology
Semester 2
12.5
PHYS30009 Experimental Physiology
Semester 1
12.5

Plant Science

Code Name Study period Credit Points
BOTA20001 Green Planet: Plants and the Environment
Semester 1
12.5
BOTA20002 Plant Biodiversity
Semester 2
12.5
BOTA20004 Flora of Victoria
Summer Term
12.5
BOTA30001 Marine Botany
November
12.5
BOTA30002 Plant Evolution
Semester 2
12.5
BOTA30003 Environmental Plant Physiology
Semester 1
12.5
BOTA30004 Vegetation Management and Conservation
Semester 2
12.5
BOTA30005 Plant Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
Semester 2
12.5
BOTA30006 Field Botany
Summer Term
12.5

Psychology

Code Name Study period Credit Points
PSYC10003 Mind, Brain & Behaviour 1
Semester 1
12.5
PSYC10004 Mind, Brain and Behaviour 2
Semester 2
12.5
PSYC20006 Biological Psychology
Semester 1
12.5
PSYC20007 Cognitive Psychology
Semester 2
12.5
PSYC30013 Research Methods for Human Inquiry
Semester 1
12.5
PSYC30014 The Psychopathology of Everyday Life
Semester 1
12.5
PSYC30017 Perception, Memory and Cognition
Semester 1
12.5
PSYC30018 Neuroscience and the Mind
Semester 1
12.5
PSYC30019 Development of the Thinking Child
Semester 2
12.5
PSYC30020 The Integrated Brain
Semester 2
12.5
PSYC30021 Psychological Science: Theory & Practice
Semester 2
12.5

Research Project Subjects

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ENST30002 Land And Environment Research Project
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
SCIE30001 Science Research Project
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
BIOM30003 Biomedical Science Research Project
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5

Science (General)

Code Name Study period Credit Points
MULT10011 Introduction to Life, Earth and Universe
Semester 1
12.5
BIOL20001 Evolution: Making Sense Of Life
Semester 2
12.5
SCIE20002 Human Sciences: Human/Nonhuman Encounter
Semester 2
12.5

Science Informatics

Code Name Study period Credit Points
SINF30008 Science Informatics in Practice Not available in 2017 12.5

Veterinary Science

A number of Level 3 Veterinary Science subjects will be quota-restricted.

Code Name Study period Credit Points
VETS20014 Foundations of Animal Health 1
Semester 1
12.5
VETS20015 Foundations of Animal Health 2
Semester 2
12.5
VETS30011 Animal Disease Biotechnology 1
Semester 1
12.5
VETS30012 Animal Disease Biotechnology 2
Semester 2
12.5

Vision Science

Code Name Study period Credit Points
OPTO20004 Perception, Illusions and Art
Semester 1
12.5

Zoology

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ZOOL20004 Australian Wildlife Biology
Semester 1
12.5
ZOOL20005 Animal Structure and Function
Semester 1
12.5
ZOOL20006 Comparative Animal Physiology
Semester 2
12.5
BIOL30001 Reproductive Physiology
Semester 2
12.5
BIOL30002 Experimental Reproductive Physiology
Semester 2
12.5
ECOL30007 Marine Ecosystems: Ecology & Management
Semester 1
12.5
ZOOL30004 Evolution and the Human Condition
Semester 1
12.5
ZOOL30006 Animal Behaviour
Semester 1
12.5
ZOOL30007 Experimental Animal Behaviour
Semester 1
12.5
ZOOL30008 Experimental Marine Biology
February
12.5
ZOOL30009 Field Biology of Australian Wildlife
Semester 2
12.5

Last updated: 10 May 2019