Quantitative Life Sciences

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Sessions have changed for the following unit. S2CIAU Intensive August session has closed and a new S2CISE Intensive September session has opened:

SCIE4003 Ethics in Science

15/06/2020
Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

QUANTITATIVE LIFE SCIENCES (HONOURS)

The Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Honours) (Quantitative Life Sciences) requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 6 credit points of 4000-level Honours coursework experimental design units, and
(ii) 18 credit points of 4000-level Honours coursework selective units, and
(iii) 24 credit points of 4000-level Honours research project units

Honours Coursework Experimental Design

SCIE4002
Experimental Design and Data Analysis
6    A Completion of units in quantitative research methods, mathematics or statistical analysis at least at 1000-level.
P 144 credit points of units of study and including a minimum of 24 credit points at the 3000- or 4000-level and 18 credit points of 3000- or 4000-level units from Science Table A.
N ENVX3002 or STAT3X22 or STAT4022 or STAT3X12
Intensive March

Honours Coursework Selective

ENVX4001
GIS, Remote Sensing and Land Management

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P ENVX3001 or GEOS2111 or GEOS2911
Semester 2
LIFE4101
Advanced Life Science
6    A This unit is advanced coursework related to understanding cellular and molecular processes in biology. It assumes background knowledge of cellular and molecular biological aspects of the life sciences consistent with a degree major in Biochemistry, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Cell and Developmental Biology, Cell Pathology, Genetics and Genomics, Immunobiology, Infectious Diseases, Medical Science, Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Nutrition and Metabolism, Nutrition Science, or Quantitative Life Sciences.
P A WAM of 65 or greater. 144 credit points of units of study, including a minimum of 12 credit points from the following (AMED3XXX or ANAT3XXX or ANSC3105 or BCHM3XXX or BCMB3XXX or BIOL3XXX or CPAT3XXX or ENVX3XXX or FOOD3XXX or GEGE3XXX or HSTO3XXX or IMMU3XXX or INFD3XXX or MEDS3XXX or MICR3XXX or NEUR3XXX or NUTM3XXX or PCOL3XXX or PHSI3XXX or QBIO3XXX or SCPU3001 or STAT3XXX or VIRO3XXX).

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit must be taken by all students in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology honours or Microbiology honours.
Semester 1
MATH4076
Computational Mathematics
6    A (MATH2X21 and MATH2X22) or (MATH2X61 and MATH2X65)
P [A mark of 65 or above in (12cp of MATH2XXX) or (6cp of MATH2XXX and 6cp of STAT2XXX or DATA2X02)] or (12cp of MATH3XXX)
Semester 1
SCIE4001
Science Communication
6    A Completion of a major in a science discipline. Basic knowledge of other sciences is beneficial. Experience in communication such as delivering oral presentations and producing written reports. An awareness of science in a societal context, e.g., of disciplinary applications.
P 144 credit points of units of study and including a minimum of 24 credit points at the 3000- or 4000-level and 18 credit points of 3000- or 4000-level units from Science Table A.


Mid-year honours students would take this unit of study in S1 (their second semester of study).
Semester 1
SCIE4003
Ethics in Science
6    A Successful completion of a Science major.
P 144 credit points of units of study and including a minimum of 24 credit points at the 3000- or 4000-level and 18 credit points of 3000- or 4000-level units from Science Table A
N HSBH3004 or HPSC3107
Intensive August
Intensive March
STAT4025
Time Series
6    P STAT2X11 and (MATH1X03 or MATH1907 or MATH1X23 or MATH1933)
N STAT3925
Semester 1
STAT4026
Statistical Consulting
6    P At least 12cp from STAT2X11 or STAT2X12 or DATA2X02 or STAT3XXX
N STAT3926
Semester 1
STAT4027
Advanced Statistical Modelling
6    A A three year major in statistics or equivalent including familiarity with material in DATA2X02 and STAT3X22 (applied statistics and linear models) or equivalent
P STAT3X12 and STAT3X13
Semester 2
The following unit will not run in 2020: ENVX4001

Honours Core Research Project

QBIO4103
Quantitative Life Sciences Honours Project A
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
QBIO4104
Quantitative Life Sciences Honours Project B
6    C QBIO4103
Semester 1
Semester 2
QBIO4105
Quantitative Life Sciences Honours Project C
6    C QBIO4104
Semester 1
Semester 2
QBIO4106
Quantitative Life Sciences Honours Project D
6    C QBIO4105
Semester 1
Semester 2