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Bachelor of Forensic Biotechnology

Bachelor of Forensic Biotechnology
BForensicBiotech

+ Course Availability Modes and Locations

Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.

Bachelor of Forensic Biotechnology (4408FB)
On Campus Wagga Wagga
Distance Education Wagga Wagga

Normal course duration

Full-time 3.0 years (6.0 sessions)

Admission criteria

Whilst there are no HSC subjects specified as a prerequisite for admission, school leavers are advised to include 2 unit Mathematics and 2 unit Chemistry in their HSC studies or recognised equivalent. Successful applicants who believe they do not have an appropriate high school chemistry background are strongly recommended to undertake the chemistry subject offered in the University's Studylink supplementary program prior to commencing study in the course.

Credit

Students with prior study in appropriate areas may be eligible for credit based on this study. Credit is also available for a number of TAFE qualifications at Diploma level and above.

Graduation requirement

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 192 points.

Course structure

BCM210 Foundations & Techniques of Biochemistry
BMS105 Introductory Medical Science
BMS129 Physiological Sciences 1
BMS130 Physiological Sciences 2
BMS229 Histotechniques
BMS235 Protein Biochemistry
BMS237 Integrated Clinical Placement 1
BMS240 Human Molecular Genetics
BMS241 Molecular Cell Biology
BMS304 Forensic & DNA Technology
BMS305 Genetic Engineering & Bioinformatics
BMS308 Immunology
BMS338 Clinical Bacteriology
BMS339 Mycology, Virology & Parasitology (16 points)
CHM104 Chemistry 1A
CHM107 Chemistry 1B
FSC200 Introduction to Forensic Science
FSC201 Crime Scene
LAW107 Applied Legal Studies (Forensics)
MCR101 Introduction to Microbiology
SCI300 Biotechnology Project (16 points)
STA201 Scientific Statistics

+ Residential School

Please note that the following subjects may have a residential school component.

BCM210 Foundations and Techniques in Biochemistry
BMS105 Introductory Medical Science
BMS129 Physiological Sciences 1
BMS130 Physiological Sciences 2
BMS229 Histotechniques
BMS235 Protein Biochemistry
BMS241 Molecular Cell Biology
BMS304 DNA and Forensic Technology
BMS305 Genetic Engineering & Bioinformatics
BMS308 Immunology
BMS338 Clinical Bacteriology
BMS339 Virology, Mycology & Parasitology
CHM104 Chemistry 1A
CHM107 Chemistry 1B
FSC201 Crime Scene
MCR101 Introduction to Microbiology
STA201 Scientific Statistics

+ Workplace Learning

Please note that the following subjects have a Workplace Learning component.

BMS229 Histotechniques
BMS237 Integrated Clinical Placement 1

Enrolment pattern

By full time study:
Year 1, Session 1
CHM104 Chemistry 1A
BMS105 Introductory Medical Science
BMS129 Physiological Sciences 1
STA201 Scientific Statistics

Year 2, Session 2
CHM107 Chemistry 1B
MCR101 Introduction to Microbiology
BMS130 Physiological Sciences 2
LAW107 Applied Legal Studies (Forensics)

Year 2, Session 1
BCM210 Foundations & Techniques of Biochemistry
BMS240 Human Molecular Genetics
BMS229 Histotechniques
BMS237 Integrated Clinical Placement 1

Year 2, Session 2
BMS241 Molecular Cell Biology
BMS235 Protein Biochemistry
FSC200 Introduction to Forensic Science
FSC201 Crime Scene

Year 3, Session 1
BMS308 Immunology
SCI300 Biotechnology and Industry (16 points)(commence)
BMS305 Genetic Engineering & Bioinformatics
BMS339 Virology, Mycology and Parasitology (16 points)(commence)

Year 3, Session 2
BMS304 DNA & Forensic Technology
SCI300 Biotechnology and Industry (16 points)(complete)
BMS339 Virology, Mycology and Parasitology (16 points)(complete)
BMS338 Clinical Bacteriology


By part time study:
Year 1, Session 1
CHM104 Chemistry 1A
BMS105 Introductory Medical Science

Year 1, Session 2
CHM107 Chemistry 1B
LAW107 Applied Legal Studies (Forensics)

Year 2, Session 1
BMS129 Physiological Sciences 1
STA201 Scientific Statistics

Year 2, Session 2
BMS130 Physiological Sciences 2
MCR101 Introduction to Microbiology

Year 3, Session 1
BCM210 Foundations & Techniques of Biochemistry
BMS240 Human Molecular Genetics

Year 3, Session 2
BMS241 Molecular Cell Biology
BMS235 Protein Biochemistry

Year 4, Session 1
BMS229 Histotechniques
BMS237 Integrated Clinical Placement 1

Year 4, Session 2
FSC200 Introduction to Forensic Science
FSC201 Crime Scene

Year 5, Session 1
SCI300 Biotechnology and Industry (16 points)(commence)
BMS308 Immunology

Year 5, Session 2
BMS304 DNA & Forensic Technology
SCI300 Biotechnology and Industry (16 points)(complete)

Year 6, Session 1
BMS305 Genetic Engineering & Bioinformatics
BMS339 Virology, Mycology and Parasitology (16 points)(commence)

Year 6, Session 2
BMS339 Virology, Mycology and Parasitology (16 points)(complete)
BMS338 Clinical Bacteriology

Professional recognition

Not applicable

Contact

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or email inquiry@csu.edu.au

The information contained in the 2013 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: October 2012. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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