Molecular Cell Biology

Unit set code: HMIMCB | Study level: Undergraduate | Unit set type: Discipline Minor
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The Molecular Cell Biology minor builds on the knowledge of introductory cell function and molecular mechanisms, acquired from the first year core units. The suite of units offered in this minor focuses on the investigation of the human body at the molecular and cellular levels. Key concepts in microbiology, human genetics and biochemistry will be taught and utilized to understand human disease at the molecular level.

Unit set structure

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

  • Four (4) Specialist Area units.
What is a unit?

A full course is made up of several smaller topics or subjects. These are referred to as 'units'.
Most courses have compulsory 'core' units, as well as optional units.


'Credit points' are the value that each unit contributes towards your course.
Most units at VU are worth 12 credit points. You will need to complete the required course credit points to graduate.

As part of a course

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