Course (2012)

Information on this page, including unit offerings, is from the 2012 academic year.

Biotechnology (BSc) + Management (BCom), Biotechnology (BSc) + Marketing (BCom), Biotechnology (BSc) + Entrepreneurship and Innovation (BCom)

  • B1191BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (BIOTECHNOLOGY)/BACHELOR OF COMMERCE

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Title Biotechnology (BSc) + Management (BCom), Biotechnology (BSc) + Marketing (BCom), Biotechnology (BSc) + Entrepreneurship and Innovation (BCom)
Course Code B1191
Study Level Bachelor
Qualification Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Biotechnology
+ Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) in Entrepreneurship and Innovation or Management or Marketing
Availability Murdoch campus (internal)
Excluded Minors Entrepreneurship and Innovation; Management; Marketing
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

Biotechnology (BSc) + Management (BCom)

Course Structure - 96 credit points

Course Prerequisites

Chemistry Background

Students may need to complete one prerequisite unit depending on their background in chemistry and based on their final scaled score in TEE Chemistry or Chemistry 3A/3B within the past three years.
TEE Chemistry or Chemistry 3A/3B with a final scaled score of 60 percent or more
OR
PEC140 Introduction to Chemistry -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external
Students who have completed previous chemistry not stated above should consult the Academic Chair for clarification of their enrolment requirements.

Part I - 30 credit points

Foundation Unit - 3 credit points

Select one Foundation Unit from the Foundation Units section in this Handbook.

Core Units - 27 credit points

Biotechnology

BIO103 Environmental Biology -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external

BIO152 Cell Biology -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal

PEC144 Chemical Principles -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

MAS183 Statistical Data Analysis -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

Management

BUS165 Principles of Commercial Law -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external, W-internal

BUS161 Introduction to Economics -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external, SB4-internal

BUS169 Principles of Marketing -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

BUS160 Introduction to Accounting -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external, W-internal

BUS145 Principles of Management -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external, SB4-internal

Part II - 66 credit points

Core Units - 48 credit points

Biotechnology

BIO212 Genetic Engineering -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal

BIO263 Microbiology I -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal

BIO270 Biochemistry I -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal

BIO252 Immunology, Vaccines and Cell Culture -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal

BIO253 Plant Biotechnology and Proteomics -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal

BIO301 Industrial Bioprocessing and Bioremediation -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal

Management

BUS223 Organisational Theory and Behaviour -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

BUS240 Organisational Development and Human Resources Management -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

BUS228 Workplace Law -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal, S2-external

BUS317 Strategic Management -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal, S2-external

BUS378 Knowledge and Organisational Learning -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external

BUS323 International Management -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external

General Electives - 18 credit points

Select from any 200- to 400-level units offered by the University, subject to individual unit prerequisites.
Students are advised to consider using these points to meet the requirements of a minor.

Note: Students completing Biotechnology + Management will be granted 1 point of general credit once they have completed all requirements for their chosen course, in order to meet all completion requirements.

Biotechnology (BSc) + Marketing (BCom)

Course Structure - 96 credit points

Course Prerequisites

Chemistry Background

Students may need to complete one prerequisite unit depending on their background in chemistry and based on their final scaled score in TEE Chemistry within the past three years.
TEE Chemistry with a final scaled score of 60 percent or more
OR
PEC140 Introduction to Chemistry -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external
Students who have completed previous chemistry not stated above should consult the Academic Chair for clarification of their enrolment requirements.

Part I - 24 credit points

Foundation Unit - 3 credit points

Select one Foundation Unit from the Foundation Units section in this Handbook.

Core Unit - 21 credit points

Biotechnology

BIO103 Environmental Biology -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external

BIO152 Cell Biology -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal

PEC144 Chemical Principles -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

MAS183 Statistical Data Analysis -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

Marketing

BUS165 Principles of Commercial Law -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external, W-internal

BUS169 Principles of Marketing -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

BUS160 Introduction to Accounting -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external, W-internal

Part II - 72 credit points

Core Unit - 48 credit points

Biotechnology

BIO212 Genetic Engineering -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal

BIO263 Microbiology I -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal

BIO270 Biochemistry I -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal

BIO252 Immunology, Vaccines and Cell Culture -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal

BIO253 Plant Biotechnology and Proteomics -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal

BIO301 Industrial Bioprocessing and Bioremediation -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal

Marketing

BUS214 Marketing Management -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external

BUS273 Consumer Behaviour -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal, S2-external

BUS209 Marketing and Advertising Law -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external

BUS335 Marketing Research and Analysis -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal, S2-external

Plus two units from the following:
BUS208 Quantitative Methods for Business and Economics -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external

BUS321 International Marketing -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal, S2-external

BUS336 Integrated Marketing Communications -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external

BUS324 Services Marketing -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal, S2-external

BUS305 Digital Business -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal

BUS339 Advertising Production -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal

General Electives - 24 credit points

Select from any 200- to 400-level units offered by the University, subject to individual unit prerequisites.
Students are advised to consider using these points to meet the requirements of a minor.

Biotechnology (BSc) + Entrepreneurship and Innovation (BCom)

Course Structure - 96 credit points

Course Prerequisites

Chemistry Background

Students may need to complete one prerequisite unit depending on their background in chemistry and their final scaled score in TEE Chemistry within the past three years.
TEE Chemistry with a final scaled score of 60 percent or more
OR
PEC140 Introduction to Chemistry -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external
Students who have completed previous chemistry not stated above should consult the Academic Chair for clarification of their enrolment requirements.

Part I - 27 credit points

Foundation Unit - 3 credit points

Select one Foundation Unit from the Foundation Units section in this Handbook.

Core Units - 24 credit points

Biotechnology

BIO103 Environmental Biology -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external

BIO152 Cell Biology -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal

PEC144 Chemical Principles -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

MAS183 Statistical Data Analysis -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

BUS165 Principles of Commercial Law -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external, W-internal

BUS169 Principles of Marketing -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

BUS145 Principles of Management -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external, SB4-internal

BUS140 Principles of Finance and Banking -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

Part II - 68 credit points

Core Units - 36 credit points

Biotechnology

BIO212 Genetic Engineering -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal

BIO263 Microbiology I -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal

BIO270 Biochemistry I -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal

BIO252 Immunology, Vaccines and Cell Culture -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal

BIO253 Plant Biotechnology and Proteomics -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal

BIO301 Industrial Bioprocessing and Bioremediation -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

BUS215 Business Feasibility and Management Concepts -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external

BUS274 Entrepreneurship in Organisations -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal, S2-external

BUS331 Applied Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal, S2-external

Specified Electives - 12 credit points

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Select from the following:

BUS214 Marketing Management -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external

BUS240 Organisational Development and Human Resources Management -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

BUS209 Marketing and Advertising Law -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external

BUS216 Technology and the Law -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal, S2-external

General Electives - 20 credit points

Select from any 200- to 400-level units offered by the University, subject to individual unit prerequisites.
Students are advised to consider using these points to meet the requirements of a minor.

Note: Students completing Biotechnology + Entrepreneurship and Innovation will be granted 1 point of general credit once they have completed all requirements for their chosen course, in order to meet all completion requirements.

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