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Bachelor of Biomedicine (B-BMED) // Subject options

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First Year Level Core Subjects (75 points, six subjects)

Standard Pathway for students NOT intending to complete Bioengineering Systems major

Code Name Study period Credit Points
BIOL10002 Biomolecules and Cells
Semester 1
12.5
BIOL10003 Genes and Environment
Semester 2
12.5
CHEM10006 Chemistry for Biomedicine
Semester 1
12.5
MAST10011 Experimental Design and Data Analysis
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MAST10016 Mathematics for Biomedicine
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5

Plus one of the following physics subjects (choice depends on student’s background in physics)

Code Name Study period Credit Points
PHYC10007 Physics for Biomedicine
Semester 2
12.5
PHYC10006 Physics 2: Life Sciences & Environment
Semester 2
12.5

Pathway for students intending to complete the Bioengineering Systems major

Code Name Study period Credit Points
BIOL10002 Biomolecules and Cells
Semester 1
12.5
BIOL10003 Genes and Environment
Semester 2
12.5
CHEM10006 Chemistry for Biomedicine
Semester 1
12.5
ENGR10003 Engineering Systems Design 2
Summer Term
Semester 2
12.5

Plus two mathematics subjects (choice depends on student’s background in mathematics).

Either both

Code Name Study period Credit Points
MAST10006 Calculus 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MAST10007 Linear Algebra
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5

Or both

Code Name Study period Credit Points
MAST10008 Accelerated Mathematics 1
Semester 1
12.5
MAST10009 Accelerated Mathematics 2
Semester 2
12.5

Second Year Level Core Subjects (50 points, two subjects)

Code Name Study period Credit Points
BIOM20001 Molecular and Cellular Biomedicine
Semester 1
25
BIOM20002 Human Structure and Function
Semester 2
25

(Alternative subjects at second year level equivalent to BIOM20002 Human Structure and Function are available for students undertaking study abroad or exchange in semester 2 of their second year)

Third Year Level Core Subjects (25 points, two subjects)

Code Name Study period Credit Points
BIOM30002 Biomedicine: Molecule to Malady
Semester 1
12.5
BIOM30001 Frontiers in Biomedicine
Semester 2
12.5

Third Year Major sequence

50 points of prescribed study in a biomedicine discipline - see next page Majors/Minors/Specialisations.

Selective subjects

25 points of selective subjects

A selective is a subject from a relevant biomedicine or science discipline area. See 'Selective subjects for B-BMED', linked from the Majors/Minors/Specialisations section, for a full list.

N.B. Selectives may have prerequisites and/or corequisites.

It is possible that other subjects not currently identified as a selective subject in the Bachelor of Biomedicine could also be approved. Such a subject would need to be in a biomedicine, science or related field. Contact BiomedSci-AcademicServices@unimelb.edu.au for advice on the process for seeking approval.