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Biological Sciences Major

Code: MAAAFY

Designed for students with a strong interest in the living world. Students study cellular and molecular biology, genetics, physiology, ecology and evolution, with an emphasis on the diversity and interactions of organisms with their environments.

Designed for students with a strong interest in the living world. Students study cellular and molecular biology, genetics, physiology, ecology and evolution, with an emphasis on the diversity and interactions of organisms with their environments.

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Availability

Joondalup

Offered

Mount Lawley

South West (Bunbury)

Online

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Major details

Structure

Structure

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
SCC1123Chemistry for the Life Sciences15
SCI1183Origins and Evolution of Life15
SCI1187Form and Function in Biology15
SCI2112Molecular Biology and Biochemistry15
SCI2116Diversity of Life15
SCI2117Genetics15
SCI3112Evolution and Systematics15
Plus 1 unit selected from the following:
SCI3114 ^Ecophysiology15
SCB3201 ^Studies in Ecology15

^ Core Option

Employment Opportunities

This major prepares graduates for professional employment in research, industry, teaching, government agencies and science-based businesses.

Possible future job titles

Biomedical Researcher, Nature Conservationist, Environmental Consultant, Botanist, Catchment Officer, Natural Resource Officer, Sanctuary Manager, Animal Biologist, Conservation Field Officer, Ecologist

This Major can be studied in the following courses

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