Major - General Biology

Western Sydney University Major Code: M3080.1

This version of the specialisation is available only to continuing or completing students.

Related Courses

2743.10 Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Laws
2743.8 Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Laws
2743.9 Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Laws
3658.6 Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts
3660.6 Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of International Studies
3675.4 Bachelor of Science
3676.4 Bachelor of Science (Chemistry)
3677.2 Bachelor of Science (Biological Sciences)
3680.3 Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science)
3681.2 Bachelor of Science (Zoology)
4748.2 Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Business
6004.1 Diploma in Science/Bachelor of Science

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses: YES, but restrictions apply.

The major in General Biology gives students a broad training in biology, with the opportunity to select a program that ranges across the scale from macro- to micro- to molecular level processes. Completion of the major meets the requirements for secondary school biology teaching (post-graduate study is required to qualify as a teacher).


Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Campbelltown Campus Internal Jo Chuck
Hawkesbury Campus Internal Jo Chuck
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal Jo Chuck

Major Structure

Students must complete eight units as follows

Level 1

300802 Biodiversity
300816 Cell Biology

Choose six of the following units, including at least three units at Level 3.

Level 1

300800 Essential Chemistry 1
300803 Essential Chemistry 2

Level 2

300836 Botany
300838 Comparative Physiology
300839 Ecology
300936 Functional Proteins and Genes
300845 Genetics
300847 Immunology
300848 Metabolism
300833 Microbiology 1
300896 Microbiology 2
300817 Molecular Biology
300865 Plant Physiology
300980 Principles of Evolution
300979 Principles of Zoology

Level 3

300850 Advanced Cell Biology
300905 Advanced Immunology
300851 Advanced Physiology
300866 Analytical Microbiology
300929 Aquatic Ecology
300855 Conservation Biology
300819 Topics in Physiology
300820 Genes, Genomics and Human Health
300918 Invertebrate Biology
300883 Laboratory Quality Management
300826 Medical Microbiology
300927 Molecular Medicine
300919 Occupational Health and Safety
300924 Science Research Project
300861 Vertebrate Biodiversity

Western Sydney University Copyright © 2004-2016 ABN 53 014 069 881 CRICOS Provider No: 00917K Contact Us | Disclaimer | Emergency Help |