Courses Handbook 2006 - [Archived]

301578 v.3 Bachelor of Science (Molecular Biotechnology) (Honours)


Course CRICOS Code: 050725D
Registered full-time Duration for International Onshore Students on student visas: 1 Year


This course develops originality and independence of thought and trains students in research. It is the preferred route for students wishing to do a higher degree, or wishing to enhance their employment prospects.

Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

Refer to Undergraduate Admission Requirements, Admission into Honours Degree Programs and Regulations for Honours Degrees in the General Information section of the Curtin Courses Handbook. Students with an outstanding performance in an appropriate Bachelor of Science (or equivalent) course will be considered for entry to the honours program. Students intending to apply for entry must have achieved a minimum weighted average of at least 65 per cent for their final year subjects. Candidates should inform the course coordinator of an intention to apply for entry to the honours program prior to our immediately after the conclusion of undergraduate study.

Specific Requirements

Applicants for this course should refer to the Communicable Diseases and Criminal Record Screening and Clearance Section of this publication.

Duration and Availability

This course is one year full-time study.

Course Organisation

The major activity comprises a supervised research project, together with activities and exercises, providing experience in other science related activities such as information acquisition and processing and the development of skills in written and oral communication.

Additional Course Expenses

Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.

Course Structure



Year 1 Full Year

13146 v.4 * Molecular Biotechnology Honours 499 12.0 200.0
* This is a full year unit completed over semester one and two of an academic year. No result is given until the end of semester two.


Year Location   All* Internal Partially Online Internal^ External Fully Online#
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 1 Y        

The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.

*The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.

^Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.

#Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.

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