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Bachelor of Science (Molecular Biology)

Degree Type Bachelor

Duration 3 years full-time or part-time equiv.


CRICOS 023457K

No new admissions into this program for 2017.

This program explores the fundamental processes of life at the molecular level. Molecular Biology covers the synthesis, regulation and function of important genes, proteins and related biological molecules, and also to the synthesis and manipulation of genes both in the test-tube and in living organisms.

It is an essential component of biological research and its application, including biotechnology, biomedical and agriculture research, drug development, genome analysis, synthetic biology and genetic engineering.

Students will gain an understanding of the fundamental aspects of molecular biology, key techniques, and their applications in cutting edge research.  The whole program has a strong research focus, with students exposed to leading molecular biology research in Adelaide, interaction with researchers and hands-on laboratory experience.  This exposure provides an excellent foundation for careers in molecular biology.


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Last updated: Monday, 16 May 2016


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