The University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Science (major in Genetics)

The University of Melbourne

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

A Genetics major includes studies in molecular genetics, human genetics, evolutionary genetics and genomics – key foundational knowledge for studies in the fields of biology, biomedical sciences, biotechnology, ecology and conservation. You’ll also develop skills in experimental design, data recording and analysis, and scientific writing.

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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  • ATAR: 85

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