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This course provides an overview of the application of molecular and cellular biology to the fields of medicine, plant and animal science, food science, as well as marine and environmental sciences. It draws comparisons between contemporary and conventional technologies through the introduction of traditional and recombinant genetics, microbiology, biochemistry and fermentation engineering in the context of their contribution to the industrial application of biological systems.

Faculty UNSW Global
Study Level


Offering Terms

Term 1, Term 2, Term 3



Indicative contact hours


Conditions for Enrolment

UNSW Global Diplomas only (7001, 7002, 7003, 7004)

Course Outline

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Pre-2019 Handbook Editions

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