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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Bachelors of Economics/Science

Explore and understand the chemical basis of life with this fascinating major relevant to research and development in areas like medicine, proteomics, genomics, bioinformatics, biotechnology and genetic engineering.

Career paths lead to some the most exciting and challenging roles in science and medicine, from laboratories, hospitals or government agencies to specific positions in research.

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Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Biopharmaceutical scientist
  • In vivo biology scientist
  • Vascular biology research officer
  • Clinical pathologist
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Meet the expert: Exploring engineering and computing with Dr Jiwon Kim
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Meet the expert: Exploring environmental science with Associate Professor Ron Johnstone
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Meet the expert: Exploring environmental science with Associate Professor Ron Johnstone

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Meet the expert: Exploring engineering and computing with Dr Jiwon Kim
Jiwon Kim

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Meet the expert: Exploring engineering and computing with Dr Jiwon Kim

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Are spiders our deadly saviours?
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UQ people

Are spiders our deadly saviours?

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How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Laboratory work
  • Seminars

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Human Molecular Genetics and Disease
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Molecular Cell Biology
  • Molecular Systems Biology

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