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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.</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
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: 5 May 2019