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

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Master of Science (MSc) in Cell and Molecular Bioscience

A Master's 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)

Master's 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.

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Research Projects

Find out about research in this area.

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Academic Staff

The following staff work in this research area:

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Contact Information

For more information, please contact: Professor John Miller or Dr Bronwyn Kivell

Download the Postgraduate Prospectus.