Undergraduate study in Computational Biology
What can you study in Computational Biology?
You can study Computational Biology as a specialisation in the Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) (BAdvSci(Hons)).
As a Computational Biology student you’ll take a range of complementary courses from the following subject areas:
- Biological Sciences
- Biomedical Science
- Computer Science
Structuring your BAdvSci(Hons) specialisation in Computational Biology
Your BAdvSci(Hons) programme will consist of a number of courses worth 15 points each, totalling 480 points. For your Computational Biology specialisation you must take the following courses:
- 75 points:
- 60 points:
- A further 15 points from any Stage II course in Biological Sciences
- 15 points:
- 15 points from:
- 15 points from any Stage III course in Biological Sciences
- 15 points from any Stage III course in Biological Sciences, Computer Science, Mathematics or Statistics
- 45 points:
- 45 points from any 700-level course in Biological Sciences, Computer Science, Mathematics or Statistics
- 30 points:
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Document Description: Use our degree planner to help you plan the courses you need to take for your BAdvSci(Hons) in Computational Biology.
Where can undergraduate study in Computational Biology take you?
A Computational Biology specialisation can open up opportunities in biological and life sciences research, as well as in industry.
Further study options
- Postgraduate Diploma in Science (PGDipSci) in Bioinformatics
- Master of Science (MSc) in Bioinformatics
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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