Botany (pre-2008 Bachelor of Science)

Major/Minor/Specialisation !755-BB-MAJ+1007 (2013)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.

Year and Campus: 2013


Dr Andrew Drinnan
School of Botany




Major study in Botany.

This major is available to Bachelor of Science students who commenced prior to 2008. The published structure of this major includes subjects available in the current year. Pre-2008 Bachelor of Science students who require advice on an appropriate subject selection to complete this major should contact the Science Student Centre.

The University is committed to ensuring that students are not disadvantaged by recent changes to the curriculum and students may complete a major as defined by the current structure or a structure detailed in a previous year's handbook applicable to any year the student was enrolled in the course.


The objective of the botany major is to contribute to the academic preparation of graduates who embody the University of Melbourne graduate attributes, as well as additional attributes more specific to the Bachelor of Science.

Structure & Available Subjects:

Completion of 50 points of study at Level 3.

Subject Options:

Botany major

Some elective subjects within this major may be quota restricted.

Four of:

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Not offered in 2013
Semester 1
Not offered in 2013
Not offered in 2013
Not offered in 2013
Not offered in 2013
  • 606-309 Frontiers of Cell Biology (prior to 2010)
  • 121-306 Applied Ecology (prior to 2010)
  • 600-312 Research Project B (prior to 2010)

The topic of the Science Research Project must be related to botany.

Students may only include one Science Research Project towards this major.

Related Course(s): Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences
Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Science

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