Undergraduate courses

Undergraduate courses provide an overview and foundation in Biological Sciences, and prepare you for further study opportunities.

Stage one Biological Sciences courses

Course code Course title Semester offered Coordinator
TFCBIO 91F Foundation Biology S1 Amanda Harper
TFCBIO 92F Foundation Biology S2 David Seldon
BIOSCI 100 Antarctica: The Frozen Continent S2 Caroline Aspden
BIOSCI 100G Antarctica: The Frozen Continent (General Education) S2 Caroline Aspden
BIOSCI 101 Life! Origins and Mechanisms S2 Amanda Harper
BIOSCI 106 Foundations of Biochemistry S2 Julie McIntosh
BIOSCI 107 Biology for Biomedical Science: Cellular Processes S1 Suzanne Reid
BIOSCI 108 Biodiversity: Patterns of Life S1 Leah Barnfather
BIOSCI 109 Ecology and Evolution: The Continuum of Life S1 Caroline Aspden

Stage two Biological Sciences courses

Course code Course title Semester offered Coordinator
BIOSCI 201 Cellular and Molecular Biology S1 Kathryn Jones
BIOSCI 202 Genetics S2 Suzanne Reid
BIOSCI 203 Biochemistry S2 Kathryn Jones
BIOSCI 204 Principles of Microbiology S1 Stefan Maday
BIOSCI 205 Plant, Cell and Environment S2 Chris Carrie
BIOSCI 206 Principles of Ecology S1 Caroline Aspden
BIOSCI 207 Adaptive Form and Function S2 Neill Herbert
BIOSCI 208 Invertebrate Diversity S1 Mary Sewell
BIOSCI 210 Evolution and the Origins of Life S2 Anthony Poole
BIOSCI 220 Quantitative Biology S1 Jenn Jury

Stage three Biological Sciences courses

Course code Course title Semester offered Coordinator
BIOSCI 322 Evolution of Genes, Populations and Species S2 Simon Greenhill
BIOSCI 324 Plant Pathology and Symbiosis Not offered in 2024  
BIOSCI 325 Plant Diversity and Function S2 Cate Macinnis-Ng
BIOSCI 326 Plant Biotechnology for Crops and Health S2 Soledad Perez-Santangelo 
BIOSCI 328 Fisheries and Aquaculture S1 Neill Herbert
BIOSCI 333 Marine Ecology S2 Rochelle Constantine
BIOSCI 334 Biology of Marine Organisms S1 Brendon Dunphy
BIOSCI 335 Ecological Physiology S2 Tony Hickey
BIOSCI 337 Animal Behaviour S2 Kristal Cain
BIOSCI 338 Biology of Terrestrial Animals S1 Anne Gaskett
BIOSCI 347 Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology S2 Mike Taylor
BIOSCI 348 Food and Industrial Microbiology S2 Ghader Bashiri
BIOSCI 349 Biomedical Microbiology S1 Richard Kingston
BIOSCI 350 Protein Structure and Function S1 Shaun Lott
BIOSCI 351 Molecular Genetics S1 Jessie Jacobson
BIOSCI 353 Molecular and Cellular Regulation S2 Emma Scotter
BIOSCI 355 Genomics and Genome Biology S2 Nobuto Takeuchi
BIOSCI 356 Developmental Biology and Cancer S1 Hilary Sheppard
BIOSCI 358 Nutritional Science S2 Jennifer Miles-Chan
BIOSCI 394 Conservation Biology S1 Margaret Stanley
BIOSCI 395 Pacific Biogeography and Biodiversity S2 Shane Wright
BIOSCI 399 Capstone: Biological Science in a Post Truth World S2 Stefan Maday
BIOMED 399 Capstone: Biomedical Science S2 Monica Kam

2024 field trips

More details about the field trips can be found in the Course Outline.

If you require further information, please reach out to the course coordinator.

Choosing your Biological Sciences courses