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Elective Units of study
Students in both the Graduate Diploma in Applied Science (Molecular Biotechnology) and the Master of Applied Science (Molecular Biotechnology) undertake 12 credit points of elective units of study during their degrees. According to the handbook, students may select from ANY of the other Graduate Diploma and Masters courses offered by the Faculty of Science, subject to timetable constraints. Following is a list of possible elective units of study. You can obtain Unit of Study descriptions, the number of credit points each is worth and the semester in which each is offered, in the Science Faculty Handbook.
Selected Relevant Science Elective units of study in 2010
(See the current handbook for a full listing of units available)
|Unit code||Unit name|
|AFNR5107||Analytical Chemistry A|
|BETH5000||Core Concepts in Bioethics|
|BETH5101||Introduction to Ethical Reasoning|
|BETH5102||Philosophy of Medicine|
|BETH5103||Biomedicine and Society|
|BETH5104||Bioethics, Law and Society|
|BETH5201||Ethics and Biotech: Genes and Stem Cells|
|BETH5202||Human and Animal Research Ethics|
|BETH5203||Ethics and Public Health|
|BETH5205||Ethics and Mental Health|
|BIOL5001||Molecular Genetics and Inheritance|
|BIOL5002||Bioinformatics: Sequences and Genomes|
|COMP5318||Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining|
|ENVI5708||Introduction to Environmental Chemistry|
|MCAN5005||Introductory Microscopy & Microanalysis|
|MCAN5101||Confocal and Fluorescence Microscopy|
|MCAN5103||Materials Preparation and Microscopy|
|MCAN5110||Nanostructural Analysis of Materials|
|STAT5001||Applied Statistics for Bioinformatics|
|VETS8005||Advanced Animal Biotechnology|
Please note that the information above is current for 2010. Units of study on offer, including the semester in which they are available may change.
NB: Students will not normally be permitted to enroll in elective units where this causes a student to be enrolled in more than 24 credit points in any one semester.