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Major (8)

For a major in Microbiology, students must successfully complete 8 courses:

Required courses (8)

CourseSemester of offerRequisites
LFS100 Cell BiologyFraser Coast: Semester 1
Sippy Downs: Semester 1, Semester 2
Anti: SCI103 or LFS101
LFS251 Biochemistry
  • Semester 1
Pre: SCI105 and LFS100
Anti: MBT251
LFS252 Molecular Biology
  • Semester 2
Pre: SCI104 or SCI103 or LFS100
Anti: MBT252
LFS261 Microbiology
  • Semester 1
Pre: SCI104 or SCI103 or LFS100 or (LFS103 and enrolled in Program SC374 or SC367) or AB101, UU301 or XU301
Anti: MEP263 or MBT263
LFS262 Medical Microbiology
  • Semester 2
Pre: MBT263 or LFS261 or MEP263
Anti: MEP252 or MEP253 or MBT253
MBT301 Pharmaceutical and Food Microbiology
  • Semester 1
Pre: MBT263 or LFS261
MBT353 Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Semester 2
Pre: MBT263 or LFS261
Anti: MEP351
MBT361 Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Semester 1
Pre: MBT263 or LFS261
Anti: MBT363 or MBT364

Extended major (12)

Consists of 11 courses (144 units), students must complete the 8 course from the Microbiology major:

PLUS select 1 course from:

units)
CourseSemester of offerRequisites
SRP321 Special Research Project 24 units (24
  • Semester 1
Pre: Permission required for enrolment, please email adr_foshee@usc.edu.au for initial SRP enquiries..
WPL320 Workplace Learning II 24 units (24
  • Semester 1
  • Semester 2
  • Session 4
  • Session 8
Pre: Permission required for enrolment – please contact the Course Coordinator.
units)

PLUS select 2 courses from:

CourseSemester of offerRequisites
BIM202 Genes in Health and Disease
  • Semester 1
Pre: LFS100
BIM341 Biochemical Pharmacology
  • Semester 1
Pre: MBT251 or LFS251
Anti: MBT351
NUT212 Principles of Nutrition
  • Semester 1
Pre: LFS112 or (LFS201 and LFS202) or SPX103
Anti: FSN212
NUT232 Nutritional Biochemistry
  • Semester 2
Pre: MBT251 or LFS251
Anti: BIM212 or BIM352 or BIM252
SCI302 Analytical Sciences
  • Semester 1
Pre: SCI105
SRP301 Special Research Project
  • Semester 1
  • Semester 2
  • Session 8
Pre: Permission required for enrolment, please contact adr_foshee@usc.edu.au for initial SRP enquiries
WPL310 Workplace Learning I
  • Semester 1
  • Semester 2
  • Session 4
  • Session 8
Pre: Permission required for enrolment – please contact the Course Coordinator.

Minor (4)*

For a minor in Microbiology, students must successfully complete 4 courses:

*Note: This minor requires additional requisite course(s) to be completed.

Required courses (4)

CourseSemester of offerRequisites
LFS261 Microbiology
  • Semester 1
Pre: SCI104 or SCI103 or LFS100 or (LFS103 and enrolled in Program SC374 or SC367) or AB101, UU301 or XU301
Anti: MEP263 or MBT263
LFS262 Medical Microbiology
  • Semester 2
Pre: MBT263 or LFS261 or MEP263
Anti: MEP252 or MEP253 or MBT253
MBT301 Pharmaceutical and Food Microbiology
  • Semester 1
Pre: MBT263 or LFS261
MBT361 Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Semester 1
Pre: MBT263 or LFS261
Anti: MBT363 or MBT364

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