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Biology - unit set code MJ-S000008

Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)


The biology major sequence is suitable for students who wish to obtain experience in a broad range of biological sub-disciplines. It offers the flexibility to choose units from disciplines ranging from human biology to ecology and environment.


SLE111 Cells and Genes  

SLE132 Biology: Form and Function  


Plus 6 additional Biology course grouped units from the list below (minimum of 2 at levels 2 and 3)


Level 1

SLE136 History of Life  


Level 2

SLE203 Plant Biology  

SLE204 Animal Diversity  

SLE205 Vertebrate Structure and Function  

SLE206 Cell Biology  

SLE211 Principles of Physiology  

SLE212 Biochemistry  

SLE221 Systems Physiology  

SLE222 Biochemical Metabolism  

SLE234 Microbiology  

SLE254 Genetics  

SLE208 Forensic Biology  

SLE220 Wildlife Ecology  

SLE224 Animal Behaviour  

SLE237 Biogeography  



Level 3

SLE307 Behavioural Ecology  

SLE315 Comparative Animal Physiology  

SLE321 Molecular Biology Techniques  

SLE334 Medical Microbiology and Immunology  

SLE339 Human Genetics  

SLE340 Genomes and Bioinformatics  

SLE346 Molecular Basis of Disease  

SLE370 Evolution  

SLE395 Palaeobiology  ^

SLE397 Sensory Neurobiology and Behaviour  

SLE312 Toxicology  

SLE309 Wildlife Conservation  

SLE310 Pest Plants and Animals  

SLE317 Australian Vegetation and Its Management  

SLE322 Landscape Ecology  

SLE350 Marine Wildlife  

SLE372 Evolutionary Ecology  


^ not available in 2015 (available in 2016)

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