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Dual Major

Computational Sc and Biochem & Molecular Biol

Bachelors of Science/Journalism

Explore the overlapping fields of biochemistry and molecular biology in a dual major that will teach you how to construct realistic mathematical models and simulations, perform quantitative analysis of scientific problems using computers, and much more.

You can find work in computational modelling in a range of industries, or work as a research biochemist or molecular biologist in pharmaceutical development laboratories in universities or research institutes.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for biological sciences

QS World University Rankings 2020

44 in the world for biological sciences

QS World University Rankings 2020

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:

  • Senior research bioinformatician
  • Biopharmaceutical scientist
  • Vascular biology research officer
  • Clinical pathologist

Graduate salary

Science and mathematics (undergraduate)

$62K–$66K

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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
  • Research experience
  • Laboratory work
  • Workshops

What you'll study

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

  • Numerical Methods in Computational Science
  • Introduction to Bioinformatics
  • Cells to Organisms
  • Molecular Cell Biology