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  • Science and Technology InternshipSCIE30002

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject involves completion of an 80-100 hour science or technology work placement integrating academic learning in science areas of study, employability skills and attributes and an improved knowledge of science and technology organisations, workplace culture and career pathways. The placem...

  • Communication for Research ScientistsSCIE90013

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    As a scientist, it is not only important to be able to experiment, research and discover, it is also vital that you can communicate your research effectively in a variety of ways. Even the most brilliant research is wasted if no one knows it has been done or if your target audience is unable to u...

  • Frontiers in GenomicsGENE90024

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will examine the role of genomics and precision medicine in gene-based therapies. Module 1 will focus on emerging treatments for cancer, with Module 2 exploring the role of emerging technologies in the diagnosis and treatment in genomic medicine.

  • Genetic AnalysisGENE30004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject provides a capstone experience for students majoring in Genetics. It involves lectures and practical exercises which demonstrate advanced principles and techniques of genetic analysis from classical and population genetics to modern molecular technology. An emphasis is placed on stude...

  • Genomics in PracticeGENE90005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is only available to students enrolled in the Master of Genetic Counselling This subject will facilitate understanding of the role of support organisations and other health services in the provision of genetic health care. Placements will provide an opportunity to consider the broad...

  • Sedimentary GeologyGEOL30003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Topics covered include facies analysis and petrology of carbonate, terrigenous and chemical sediments; techniques used in stratigraphic analysis and sequence stratigraphy; sedimentary geochemistry and its applications; principles and applications of palaeontology with respect to stratigraphy; pos...

  • Geochemistry & PetrogenesisGEOL30004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Solving geological problems requires unravelling what happened and when. Petrogenesis is literally 'the origin of rocks' and in this subject several essential tools geologists employ to unravel the complexity of earth processes using chemical information preserved in rocks and minerals will be pr...

  • Geomicrobiology and BiogeochemistryGEOL30007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Geomicrobiology and biogeochemistry involve the study of interactions across interfaces of minerals, water, and microbes, and how such interactions impact environmental conditions and reflect evolution. This subject will survey the fundamental principles of geomicrobiology and biogeochemistry, ex...

  • Geology of Southeast AustraliaGEOL20001


    Topics to be covered include: reconstruction of the geological architecture and the geological history of southeast Victoria; field identification of geological relationships between rock units, including the nature of volcanic eruptions; examination of the Ordovician shale, Permian till...

  • Hydrogeology/Environmental GeochemistryGEOL90005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will investigate, both qualitatively and quantitatively, the fundamental physical and chemical processes governing groundwater flow and composition, including aquifer properties, regional geology and hydrology, water-rock interactions, and subsurface microbial activity. Field and lab...

  • Ore Deposit ModelsGEOL90044


    This course provides an introduction to the key features of several major classes of economically important mineral deposits. Each deposit style will be discussed in terms of geological and tectonic framework, mineralisation, alteration, genetic models and exploration criteria. Lectures covering ...

  • Advanced Clinical Genomics 2GENE90022

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will examine the role of genomics and precision medicine in pharmacological therapies, using examples of emerging treatments for a variety of genetic conditions (Module 1). It will introduce students to the principles of genomic variant curation and interpretation in a clinical setti...

  • Human and Medical GeneticsGENE30005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject focuses on several key areas in contemporary human genetics: mutation in humans and its molecular basis; polymorphisms; selection and its consequences; gene mapping; strategies for identifying genes which cause human disease; the molecular basis of genetic diseases; genetics of cance...

  • Genetics in the MediaGENE10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Genetics is a topic commonly discussed in the media. It may be an article in a newspaper or magazine, a TV news report or current affairs program, a TV series or a film. Topics include the discovery of genes associated with health such as cancer, genetic testing, recombinant DNA technology in agr...

  • Principles of GeneticsGENE20001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides broad coverage of the study of genetics including: the DNA molecule and inheritance; the factors which modulate allele frequencies in natural populations; the genetic basis of phenotypic variation; genetic analysis in eukaryotes, viruses and bacteria; the nature of the genet...

  • Geology from GeophysicsERTH90033

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2019

    The course is designed to provide practical experience in the processing of regional geophysical datasets or the purpose of undertaking geological interpretation. The course is designed to allow the student to go through step-by-step methodologies of processing data, interpretation techniques, an...

  • Advanced HydrogeologyERTH90034


    Course content includes: Physical Hydrogeology, Chemical Hydrogeology, Field Study/Methods and Management and Assessment.

  • Earth Sciences Research Project Pt1ERTH90036

    Offered:March, JulyYear:2019

    This subject is part of a sequence of four (part 1 to part 4) taken in successive semesters that together constitute the 125-point research project offered through the MSc Earth Sciences. The School of Earth Sciences is home to a large and diverse range of research programs. Our interests includ...

  • Industry Research ProjectCHEM70002

    Offered:Time-based ResearchYear:2019

    Students enrolled in the Master of Industrial Research (Chemistry) program are required to complete a 150 point Industry-based Research Project. The research project will be conducted within industry laboratories, supervised by a member of academic staff in the Faculty of Science and by the indus...

  • Chemistry for BiomedicineCHEM10006

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    An introduction to biomedical chemistry including the nature of: orbitals and bonding;chirality and its relevance to biology and medicine;organic molecules and functional groups;their reactivity;the structure and reactivity of bio-polymers;properties of solutions;the bio-geo-chemical cycles of s...