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  • Human Sciences: Human/Nonhuman EncounterSCIE20002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is the second subject in a Human Sciences subject sequence that can stand alone, or contribute to the Human Sciences program in the BSc. The sequence and program seek to compare and contrast the ways that a variety of scientific disciplines understand ‘the human’, from standpoints at...

  • Critical Thinking in ResearchSCIE40001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will provide students with an opportunity to develop some critical thinking skills that are required for a variety of research activities. These skills will be gained from discussions, and critical evaluations, of some recently published research papers. In their written submissions,...

  • Biochemistry Research Project Part 2BCMB40012

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Please refer to Part 1 - BCMB40011 for details

  • Advanced Studies in BiochemistryBCMB40002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Students undertaking this subject must complete five modules.The first module will introduce the concept of biomedical research and will cover advances in genome sciences, structural biology, bioinformatics and molecular cell biology.Three professional skills modules aim to teach students skills ...

  • Botany Research ProjectBOTA40007

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This research project will provide experience in reviewing scientific literature, hypothesis testing, design of laboratory and/or field experiments, training in experimental techniques, data analysis and interpretation, and development of written and oral presentation skills. The research project...

  • Plant EvolutionBOTA30002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will introduce the general principles and modern methods of plant evolutionary biology: how to discover the phylogeny (relationships) of organisms using both morphological characters and molecular (DNA) data; how to use this information to improve the classification systems of plants...

  • Plant BiodiversityBOTA20002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Terrestrial environments are dominated by a diversity of land plants, which define the structure of ecosystems and underpin terrestrial food webs. This subject introduces the major groups of land plants from liverworts to angiosperms and fungi, concentrating on their structure, biology, ecology, ...

  • Protein Structure and FunctionBCMB30001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will describe the wide range of structures, functions and interactions of proteins and their importance in biological processes, biomedicine and biotechnology. Emphasis will be on the three-dimensional structure of proteins and their interactions with peptides, proteins, lipids, nucl...

  • Functional Genomics and BioinformaticsBCMB30002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Knowledge of genome structures from various organisms and the rapid development of technologies that exploit such information are having a big impact in biology, medicine and biotechnology. This subject describes the structure and expression of genomes in higher organisms and provides an understa...

  • Biochemistry Research Project Part 1BCMB40009

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Students complete a major research project in the field of biochemistry and molecular biology under the supervision of a member of the Department or affiliated institution.

  • Molecular Aspects of Cell BiologyBCMB30003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will describe the molecular mechanisms underpinning eukaryotic cell organisation, morphology and behaviour and their importance in biomedicine. We will explore the relationships between cellular organisation and the biological functions of normal, stressed and malignant cells, as wel...

  • Molecular Analysis of Cell FunctionBCMB20003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject investigates the molecular mechanisms by which cells regulate their replication, function and metabolism, i.e. the essential properties of living organisms. The focus of the subject is the examination of current or classic research that exemplifies these topics. Subject content focus...

  • Botany Research ProjectBOTA40001

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This research project will provide experience in reviewing scientific literature, hypothesis testing, design of laboratory and/or field experiments, training in experimental techniques, data analysis and interpretation, and development of written and oral presentation skills. The research project...

  • Botany Research ProjectBOTA40006

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This research project will provide experience in reviewing scientific literature, hypothesis testing, design of laboratory and/or field experiments, training in experimental techniques, data analysis and interpretation, and development of written and oral presentation skills. The research project...

  • Research Project In GeoscienceGEOL90025

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The research project option within the Master of Geoscience will be available for students who have demonstrated a strong aptitude for research to perform a short research project under the direction of a supervisor. The research project will build on the skills obtained in Practical Earth Scienc...

  • Plant Molecular Biology & BiotechnologyBOTA30005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will focus on processes that are unique to plants as well as current techniques for their investigation and manipulation in biotechnology, including genetic engineering and plant transformation. The subject includes study of the responses of plants to biotic and abiotic stress; cell ...

  • Field BotanyBOTA30006

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject is structured around the fieldwork excursion in early February and covers the basic skills that are required to undertake a field-based botanical activity such as a flora survey or an environmental impact assessment, or to proceed to research in a field-based botanical discipline. To...

  • Vegetation Management and ConservationBOTA30004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides a detailed knowledge of vegetation structure and natural values of Victorian plant communities and their assessment, including environmental limiting factors, threats due to land use, development and fragmentation, and management issues related to environmental impact assess...

  • Botany Research Project MinorBOTA90014

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is the minor research component for the Master of Science – Botany. The research project provides an opportunity for independent research under supervision in the School of Botany, in the areas of environmental science, molecular biology and biotechnology, functional plant biology, m...

  • Renewable EnergySCIE90014

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines the science, technology and policy instruments of a broad range of renewable energy technologies including solar, wind and water as well as other thermal renewables. Specifically, the subject covers: Solar: Overview of the fundamental physics of solar radiation; Technical d...