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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BCMB20002) // Eligibility and requirements

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Eligibility and requirements


One of:

Code Name Teaching period Credit Points
CHEM10004 Chemistry 2
Summer Term
Semester 2
CHEM10009 Chemistry for BioSciences
Semester 1

Candidates who have taken chemistry subjects at other universities may be accepted for BCMB20002 if their studies are equivalent to a full first year of chemistry with basic organic chemistry well covered. Contact the coordinator to ask for a waiver of the prerequisites (include previous chemistry subject details, the institution, the year(s) of study and the grades achieved).



Non-allowed subjects

Bachelor of Biomedicine students taking

Code Name Teaching period Credit Points
BIOM20001 Molecular and Cellular Biomedicine
Semester 1

are excluded from this subject.

Passing BCMB20002 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology precludes subsequent credit for BCMB20006 Biochemistry in Agricultural Systems.

Code Name Teaching period Credit Points

Recommended background knowledge

Level 1 Biology is strongly recommended.
A biomedical or biological practical subject such as

Code Name Teaching period Credit Points
BCMB20005 Techniques in Molecular Science
Semester 1
Semester 2

or equivalent is strongly recommended.

Core participation requirements

The University of Melbourne is committed to providing students with reasonable adjustments to assessment and participation under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and the Assessment and Results Policy (MPF1326). Students are expected to meet the core participation requirements for their course. These can be viewed under Entry and Participation Requirements for the course outlines in the Handbook.

Further details on how to seek academic adjustments can be found on the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/student-equity/home

Last updated: 10 September 2019