Bachelor of Science (Professional)

with a major in Biochemistry – Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

BA-SC2PROF Degree including work placement Hawthorn Send me a link to this course

The Bachelor of Science (Professional) provides students with a broad science overview with the ability to specialise in a field of their choice through a range of Science majors. The course aims to equip students with the skills, knowledge and key theoretical insights required to work in a range of professional scientific environments. A distinctive feature of the course is the practical application of knowledge through project-based units of study.

Drawing on the expertise of leading teachers, researchers and a variety of industry experts, the course allows students to tailor their degree and develop a unique range of interdisciplinary skills. Offering a flexible range of unit combinations, the course allows students to select a professionally focused program of study. The topics covered seek to blend a range of key scientific skills and knowledge required by current and projected industry needs.

The professional industry-linked component provides students with the opportunity to gain awareness, experience, and links to industry, whilst enabling them to apply their knowledge, techniques and skills to solve industry-related problems.

Selected major: Biochemistry

Study the molecules of life and the fundamental nature of matter in terms of molecules, reactions and properties. Examine how biochemical knowledge can be applied to a range of industries and medical investigations, focusing on skills such as culturing microorganisms and investigating complex molecules such as enzymes and DNA.

 

Students who select Biochemistry as a major may not select Biotechnology as a second major.

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 1 March 2021

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Duration

4 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Full-time, Part-time

VTAC codes

  • 3400210931 (CSP)
  • 3400210933 (IFP)

Faculty

Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology