The Biochemistry and Molecular Biology major from The University of Western Australia investigates how the natural world works. You'll gain an insight into the mechanisms of evolution, growth, development, reproduction and disease, plus tools to improve our quality of life. As well as careers in academic, medical and agricultural research, graduates with a major in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology are equipped for careers in patent law, scientific equipment sales, management of clinical trials, forensic science and many others.
UWA is Western Australia’s top ranked University, and is also one of the Group of Eight leading research universities in Australia. UWA’s biological disciplines, including Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, are particularly renowned nationally and internationally and rank amongst the world’s best 100 in their subject area.
A bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from UWA is highly recognised amongst employers. Career options include biotechnology, drug development, food production and quality control, fermentation industries and chemical production. Biochemists and molecular biologists find jobs in diagnostic laboratories in hospitals, veterinary health, toxicology and in broader public health. Opportunities beyond the laboratory include education, patent law and policy-making, as well as in agriculture and the environment, sales and marketing for medical, research and pharmaceutical industries. With their specialist knowledge of living systems, biochemists can work as journalists and science communicators. A degree in biochemistry and molecular biology is a starting point for specialised courses such as bioinformatics, synthetic biology or forensics. Many biochemists and molecular biologists choose to follow further study towards a higher degree by research, so that they can reach more senior positions in research and development, whether in academia or in industry.
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- Chemistry—Properties and Energetics
- Molecular Biology of the Cell
- Statistics for Science
- Chemistry—Structure and Reactivity
- Biological Chemistry
- Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of the Cell
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- 36 months
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DisciplinesChemistry Biology Biochemistry View 86 other Bachelors in Biology in Australia
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
CRICOS Code: 095001B
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- Indonesian Secondary School Leaving Certificate (STTB SMA)
- All India Senior School Certificate (CBSE)
- Canadian Matriculation (except Quebec)
- Chinese Gao Kao
- Chinese Unified Examinations (UEC)
- French Baccalauréat
- GCE or Cambridge Advanced-level Examinations
- German Abitur
- Indian School Certificate (CISCE)
- International Baccalaureate
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International40100 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 120300 AUD for the full programme during 36 months.
National Commonwealth supported students: $8,747.06
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.