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Molecular Genetics Major

Undergraduate Major

MJRU-MOLGN

Major
Molecular Genetics Major
Credit
200

Outline

Exploration geophysics student in a field

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Molecular Genetics is a rapidly advancing and exciting discipline for the 21st century. In this major, students will learn about universal principles and new advances in genetics and genomics, and how these can be applied to improve health outcomes. Areas of study will include molecular biology, human genetic disease, bioinformatics and genetic engineering. Students will also be introduced to cutting-edge technology for molecular and genetic analyses. Through a combination of theoretical and practical laboratory training, students will acquire a thorough understanding of molecular genetics and also develop skills in critical thinking and scientific communication. This course will prepare students for a career or further study in the biomedical sciences.

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  • Curtin course code: MJRU-MOLGN
  • Last updated on: October 9, 2020