Specialisation

Major - Cell and Molecular Biology

Western Sydney University Major Code: M4007.1

Status: CURRENT
This version of the specialisation is available to new and continuing students.


Related Courses

2786.1 Bachelor of Business
2786.2 Bachelor of Business
2786.3 Bachelor of Business
6037.1 Diploma in Business/Bachelor of Business
6037.2 Diploma in Business/Bachelor of Business

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO


New discoveries in cell and molecular biology can translate into viable products in emerging biotech industries. This specialisation will equip business students with knowledge and skills in fundamental biology and chemistry, biochemistry and molecular biology which will assist them in turning new findings in cell and molecular biology into productive business ventures. As knowledge and technologies expand in this area, the ability to read, critique and evaluate emerging research will be an important asset.


Location

Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Campbelltown Campus Internal Dr Sebastian Holmes
Hawkesbury Campus Internal Dr Sebastian Holmes
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal Dr Sebastian Holmes

Major Structure

Students must complete eight units from the following

Level 1

300808 Introductory Chemistry
300816 Cell Biology
300803 Essential Chemistry 2

Level 2

300936 Functional Proteins and Genes

Choose one of

300817 Molecular Biology
300848 Metabolism
301354 Immunology

Replaced Units

The units listed below count towards completion of this specialisation for students who passed these units in 2019 or earlier.

300847 - Immunology

Level 3

Choose three of

300927 Molecular Medicine
300820 Genes, Genomics and Human Health
300905 Advanced Immunology
300850 Advanced Cell Biology


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