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Bachelor of Applied Science in Human Biology - 365AE

Course Code: 365AE
Course Version: 5
Location:
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Discipline(s): Academic Program Area - Science
UAC Code: 368003
CRICOS Code: 003166J
English Language Requirements: None.

Introduction

This course is a flexible general science course that provides a scientific understanding of the structure and function of the human body and how humans interact with their environment. Required units span a wide range of scientific disciplines including biology, chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, human anatomy and physiology, pathobiology and genetics. In addition to the compulsory units students can choose from a wide variety of approved majors/minors depending on the student's particular interest. Majors/minors are available in a wide range of fields including psychology, biological chemistry, ecology, sports science, sociology, management, computer programming, law and foreign languages.

The course is not specifically vocationally oriented but is suitable for a career where a broad general scientific knowledge of the human body is required. The course is also suitable for possible entry into a variety of graduate courses, for example, Medicine, Physiotherapy, Pharmacy, Science teaching.

The Human Biology degree program approaches the study of human body from a holistic perspective in an attempt to understand the interrelationships between health and disease.

It is the study of the structure and function of the human body and how humans interact with, and respond to their environment. It focuses on developing an understanding of the links between, and the intersections among the many facets of human biology. The course structure includes the study of scientific disciplines including biology, chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, human anatomy and physiology, pathobiology and genetics, as well as data analysis.

Enquiries

For advice on aspects of the course, please contact:
Dr Judith Anson Telephone (02) 6201 2530
Current and Commencing Students
Please contact the University Student Centre by Email student.centre@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1300 301 727

Admission Requirements

Normal UC requirements for admission to an undergraduate course.

Additional Admission Requirements

None.

Assumed Knowledge

ACT: Biology and/or Chemistry major(s) plus Mathematical Methods major.NSW: Biology and/or Chemistry and Mathematics.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Applied Science BAppSc

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

This course is closed from 2014. Refer to Bachelor of Biomedical Science, 264JA.

Course Duration

Standard six semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.

Honours

None.

UCC Pathway

Diploma of Science

Offerings

  • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 2012->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2013->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

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