Major in Biological Chemistry (MJ0013.1)
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FROM 2021 THIS MAJOR IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS IN THE BACHELOR OF MEDICAL SCIENCE (660AA) OR TO STUDENTS WHO COMMENCED IN 2020 OR EARLIER. A sound understanding of the biological and chemical basis of the normal function of the human body as well as a sound appreciation for the techniques used to investigate these functions is required for accurate disease diagnosis. This major provides a thorough grounding in the theory of normal function of the body and the technical aspects required for efficient laboratory investigations.
Basics of modern biology (biological chemistry and cell theory) as well as the generalities of human anatomy and normal organ function. The latter must include homeostatic principles and mechanisms.
Please Note: Units marked with an * are no longer active, however students who have completed these units may still count them towards completion of this major or minor.