Bachelor of Science

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Details of major sequences

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.

SLE111Cells and Genes

SLE132Biology: Form and Function

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

Level 1

SLE136History of Life

Level 2

SLE203Plant Biology

SLE204Animal Diversity

SLE205Vertebrate Structure and Function

SLE206Molecular Cell Biology

SLE211Principles of Physiology


SLE221Anatomy and Physiology

SLE222Biochemical Metabolism



SLE208Forensic Biology

SLE220Wildlife Ecology

SLE224Animal Behaviour


Level 3

SLE307Behavioural Ecology

SLE315Comparative Animal Physiology

SLE321Molecular Biology Techniques

SLE331Cellular Physiology

SLE334Medical Microbiology and Immunology

SLE339Genetics of Disease

SLE340Genomes and Bioinformatics

SLE346Molecular Basis of Disease



SLE397Sensory Neurobiology and Behaviour


SLE309Wildlife Conservation

SLE310Pest Plants and Animals

SLE317Australian Vegetation and Its Management

SLE322Landscape Ecology

SLE350Marine Wildlife

SLE372Evolutionary Ecology

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