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Biotechnology

Breadth TrackYear: 2017

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Overview

This track will introduce students to the principles of biotechnology, which is the use and manipulation of living organisms, or substances obtained from these organisms, to make products of value to humanity.</p>

Subject Options

Code Name Study period Credit Points
BIOL10004 Biology of Cells and Organisms
Semester 1
12.5
BIOL10005 Genetics & The Evolution of Life
Semester 2
12.5
BTCH20002 Biotechnology
Semester 2
12.5

Students can extend this breadth track by taking:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
BTCH30003 Biotechnology in Practice
Semester 1
12.5

Notes

These subjects are not approved as breadth for Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Biomedicine or Bachelor of Engineering students.

What is a Breadth Track?

A breadth track is a sequence of three or more subjects (taken as part of a Melbourne Bachelor degree) that progressively develops knowledge and skills relevant to a coherent domain, theme, topic or issue. It is a suggested set of subjects, rather than a requirement.

Last updated: 27 March 2017