Unit set code: HMIBIO | Study level: Undergraduate | Unit set type: Discipline Minor
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The Bioscience minor builds on the first year units of Bioscience 1 and 2, and examines the natural physiological changes that occur throughout the life cycle; introducing students to the major pathological disease processes of the body via discussions on the basis for preventative interventions and management of important pathological conditions.

Unit set structure

For a minor study students must complete forty-eight (48) credit points of study, comprising:

  • Four (4) Specialist Area units.
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Most units at VU are worth 12 credit points. You will need to complete the required course credit points to graduate.

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