School of Biological Sciences

Cell and Molecular Bioscience

Breast cancer cell viewed with the confocal microscope.

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Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc(Hons) in Cell and Molecular Bioscience

Prerequisites

Honours candidates must have previously completed a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree with an average grade of B+ or higher in their 300 level courses.

  • At least 60 points from BIOL/BMSC 334, 335, 339, 340, 343 (or an approved combination of 300-level BIOL/BMSC courses)


Course Requirements

  • 90 points from BIOL/BMSC 430 – 440
  • CBIO 489 - research project

Note: one or two courses may be substituted with other 400-level science courses, with approval from the Head of School.

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Postgraduate Diploma of Science (PGDipSc) in Cell and Molecular Bioscience

This is a one year postgraduate qualification for students wanting a coursework qualification or for those not admitted to BSc (Hons) or MSc Part 1.

Prerequisites

Postgraduate diploma candidates must have previously completed a Bachelor's degree.  

Course Requirements

  • 120 points from BIOL/BMSC 430-440, CBIO 489, 580

Master of Science – MSc in Cell and Molecular Bioscience

A Masters degree is normally completed in two calendar years. Part 1 (the first year) involves three courses of 30 points each and a research preparation course. Part 2 (the second year) is a full-time research project, leading to a thesis.

Prerequisites

  • At least 60 points from BIOL/BMSC 334, 335, 339, 340, 343 (or an approved combination of 300-level BIOL/BMSC course)

Masters candidates should have previously completed a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree with an average grade of B+ or higher in their 300 level courses.

Prospective students must also agree a thesis topic with a supervisor before enrolment in the programme.

Course Requirements

Part 1

  • 90 points from BIOL/BMSC 430 – 440
  • CBIO 580 - research preparation

Part 2

  • CBIO 591 – thesis

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PhD in Cell and Molecular Bioscience

The PhD is the highest degree offered by the School of Biological Sciences. It is a research degree culminating in a thesis and usually takes three to four years of full time study to complete.

For more information on how to enrol in a PhD go to the Faculty of Graduate Research website.

Research Projects

Find out about research in this area.

Academic Staff

The following staff work in this research area:

David Ackerley
Paul Atkinson
Simon Davy
Darren Day
Jonathan Gardner
Ian Hermans
Bill Jordan
Bronwyn Kivell
Anne La Flamme
Ken McNatty
John Miller
Andrew Munkacsi
Lifeng Peng
Peter Ritchie
Ken Ryan
Paul Teesdale-Spittle
Adele Whyte
Joe Zuccarello

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Contact Information

For more information, please contact: Prof John H. Miller or Dr Bronwyn Kivell

Download the Postgraduate Prospectus.