Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 18 |
Total Time Commitment:
18 contact hours with an estimated total time commitment of 170 hours (including non-contact time)
Students must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Biomedicine (Honours), Bachelor of Science (Honours) or Master of Science to complete this subject. Students must have completed a minimum of two 3rd year units in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, or equivalent.
Please refer to the notes section below for details regarding the subjects to be completed.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
Undergraduate three year sequence with major in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (or equivalent)
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorProf Malcolm Mcconville
Professor Malcolm McConville
Mrs Irene Koumanelis
This subject is taken together with BCMB40002. Students undertaking these units must complete a common coursework module, ‘Experimental Design and Statistics’ and select two additional thematic modules (from a selection of three modules) that cover advanced techniques in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology modules.
To develop a greater understanding of key topics of research in biochemistry and molecular biology, including areas such as genome sciences, structural biology, bioinformatics and molecular cell biology. To acquire an appreciation and understanding of new technologies and approaches that are used in modern biochemical and molecular biology research. To develop a greater understanding of scientific process and access to key literature and data sets.
Assessment for the ‘Experimental Design and Statistics module’ will be by written exam that will be held near the end of semester. Assessment of the thematic module will be a written assignment, up to 5000 words. These assignments will be submitted within two weeks of completion of lectures during first semester. The final assessments for each of the modules are of equal weighting.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://www.biochemistry.unimelb.edu.au/|
To be awarded Honours with a specialisation in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, students must successfully complete the following:
BCMB40006 Biochemistry Research Project (50 points)
Master of Biomedical Science |
Master of Science (Biomedical and Health Sciences)
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology |
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