The University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Science (major in Cell and Developmental Biology)

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

This highly flexible major will allow you to combine your scientific interests with fundamental concepts in cell and developmental biology.While the core subjects focus on the cellular mechanisms underlying how living organisms develop from a single fertilised egg, the broad range of electives permit you to focus on the cell biology of immunology, pathology, neuroscience, stem cells, plants or reproduction. You’ll also gain experience in the scientific methods and research skills used to investigate cell and developmental biology problems and how these are applied in biomedical technologies.

Standard entry requirements

You will take 8 core subjects (125 points) across your degree that will build an understanding of the structure and function of the body and consideration of the determinants of health and disease, including genetic and environmental influences (4 in first year, 2 in second year and 2 in third year). In your third year, you will complete 50 points (four subjects) of deep and specialised study in biochemistry and molecular biology.

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Parkville
  • ATAR: 85
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