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General Genetics

Breadth TrackYear: 2019

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Overview

This breadth track provides a background in the principles of genetics and inheritance with the opportunity to extend these studies in areas of molecular or evolutionary genetics.

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
GENE20001 Principles of Genetics
Semester 1
12.5

Students can extend this breadth track by taking:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
GENE20002 Genes and Genomes
Semester 2
12.5

and further extend it into molecular genetics with:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
GENE30002 Genes: Organisation and Function
Semester 1
12.5

or further extend it into evolutionary genetics with:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
GENE30001 Evolutionary Genetics and Genomics
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: 23 July 2019