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ProgramsEngBE Hons 2015+BE Hons CombinedBE Hons/BMedSciChemical & Biomolecular / Medical Science (2017)


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Year 1 - Semester 1

SITS Diet Block/TypeCPUnit of Study/Unit Block
6CHEM1101: Chemistry 1A


Note:  This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is CHEM1111.
3MATH1001: Differential Calculus


Note:  Note: This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is MATH1021.
6ENGG1801: Engineering Computing
3MATH1002: Linear Algebra
6ENGG1111: Integrated Engineering 1

Note:   ENGG1111 may be replaced by ENGG1061 Advanced Engineering for approved students. MATH1001 and MATH1002 may be replaced by advanced units MATH1901 and MATH1902.

In the BE/BMSc program the 24 cp of core subjects MATH#### and CHEM1101/1102 may count to both the Medical Science and the Engineering degrees. For all subjects which fall in this category the student must undertake additional Biomedical Engineering electives and/ or Medical Science units to fulfill their credit point requirements for the combined degree.


Year 1 - Semester 2

SITS Diet Block/TypeCPUnit of Study/Unit Block
6CHEM1102: Chemistry 1B


Note:  This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is CHEM1112.
3MATH1003: Integral Calculus and Modelling


Note:  Note: This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is MATH1023.
6BIOL1007: From Molecules to Ecosystems
6CHNG1103: Conservation of Mass and Energy
3MATH1005: Statistics

Note:   MATH1003 and MATH1005 may be replaced by advanced units MATH1903 and MATH1905.


Year 2 - Semester 1

SITS Diet Block/TypeCPUnit of Study/Unit Block
6Select from
BIOL1003: Human Biology
BIOL1006: Life and Evolution
6CHNG2803: Heat and Mass Transfer
6CHNG2802: Applied Maths for Chemical Engineers
6CHNG2801: Fluid Mechanics

Year 2 - Semester 2

SITS Diet Block/TypeCPUnit of Study/Unit Block
2ENGG2111: Integrated Engineering 2
6MBLG2072: Genetics and Genomics


Note:  This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is GEGE2001 (offered in Semester 1).

GEGE2001 may be substituted for the advanced alternative GEGE2901.
6CHNG2806: Separation Processes
6CHNG2805: Engineering for a Sustainable Society
6CHNG2804: Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics

Note:   ENGG2111 may be replaced by ENGG2062 Engineering Project: Business Plan 2 Adv, with Faculty approval.


Year 3 - Semester 1

SITS Diet Block/TypeCPUnit of Study/Unit Block
6MBLG2071: Molecular Biology and Genomics


Note:  This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is BCMB2002 (offered in Semester 2).

BCMB2002 may be substituted for the advanced alternative BCMB2902.
6CHNG3802: Process Dynamics and Control
6CHNG3803: Reaction Engineering
6CHNG3805: Particle Processing

Note:   Alternative units replace some core Med Sci units from 2019. Please contact a Medical Science adviser if you have any questions regarding unit selection.


Year 3 - Semester 2

SITS Diet Block/TypeCPUnit of Study/Unit Block
6BMED2404: Microbes, Infection and Immunity
6CHNG3807: Products and Value Chains [not running in 2019]
6CHNG3806: Risk Management for Chemical Engineering
6CHNG3801: Process Plant Design

Note:   Alternative units replace some core Med Sci units from 2019. Please contact a Medical Science adviser if you have any questions regarding unit selection.


Year 4 - Semester 1

SITS Diet Block/TypeCPUnit of Study/Unit Block
6BMED2403: Cardiovascular & Respiratory Systems
2ENGG3111: Integrated Engineering 3
6BMED2402: Nerve and Muscle
6BMED2401: Cellular Foundations of Medical Sciences
0ENGG4000: Practical Experience
6CHNG4802: Chemical Engineering Design A

Note:   1. Combined degree students may choose to take Chemical Engineering Design A & B in the same year as Engineering Project/Honours Thesis, or separately across years 4 and 5 as preferred.

2. Top students may apply to undertake industry-based projects under the Major Industry Placement Scheme. MIPPS students take a single 24 credit points unit (CHNG4203) in place of Honours Thesis Units plus Chemical Engineering Design A and the 6 credit point Recommended Chemical and Biomolecular Electives. See Streams/Majors tab for more details of MIPPS. 12 credit points (two units) from the `Depth` units of study must also be taken in either first or second semester.

3. ENGG3111 may be replaced by ENGG3062 Technology Education (Adv), with Faculty approval.

Alternative units replace some core Med Sci units from 2019. Please contact a Medical Science adviser if you have any questions regarding unit selection.


Year 4 - Semester 2

SITS Diet Block/TypeCPUnit of Study/Unit Block
6CBE Specialist - Depth
6BMED2406: Hormones, Kidney and Reproduction
6BMED2405: Gut and nutrient metabolism
6CHNG4806: Chemical Engineering Design B

Note:   Alternative units replace some core Med Sci units from 2019. Please contact a Medical Science adviser if you have any questions regarding unit selection.


Year 5 - Semester 1

SITS Diet Block/TypeCPUnit of Study/Unit Block
2ENGG4111: Integrated Engineering 4
12Select from
Medical Science - Senior Electives
6CBE Specialist - Depth
6CHNG4811: Thesis A

Note:   ENGG4111 may be replaced by ENGG4064/4065 Advanced Engineering Design A/B, with Faculty approval.


Year 5 - Semester 2

SITS Diet Block/TypeCPUnit of Study/Unit Block
12Select from
Medical Science - Senior Electives
6CHNG4812: Thesis B

Requirements for this Pathway

TypeCPCP From
Core
24CHNG4203: Major Industrial Project

MIPPS students take CHNG4203 Major Industrial Project Placement (24 credit points). This unit replaces regular Honours Thesis units (CHNG4811 and CHNG4812) along with CHNG4001 Practical Experience, CHNG4112 Foundation of Chemical Engineering Design A and 6 credit points of electives. Students are admitted to MIPPS by school permission only. Applications are taken in third year of study.

Alternate Thesis Pathway : Major Industrial Project Placement Scheme (MIPPS)

Type CP CP From
Core
24 CHNG4203: Major Industrial Project
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Note: MIPPS students take CHNG4203 Major Industrial Project Placement (24 credit points). This unit replaces regular Honours Thesis units (CHNG4811 and CHNG4812) along with CHNG4001 Practical Experience, CHNG4112 Foundation of Chemical Engineering Design A and 6 credit points of electives. Students are admitted to MIPPS by school permission only. Applications are taken in third year of study.

Block 1 - Engineering Core (Min CP: 36,Max CP: 36)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AERO2711 Aerospace Engineering Project 1 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Int January
Int July
AERO3711 Aerospace Engineering Project 2 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Int January
Int July
AERO4711 Aerospace Engineering Project 3 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Int January
Int July
AMME4010 Major Industrial Project 24 Semester 1
Semester 2
AMME4111 Thesis A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
AMME4112 Thesis B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNG4203 Major Industrial Project 24 Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNG4811 Thesis A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNG4812 Thesis B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CIVL4022 Thesis A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CIVL4023 Thesis B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ELEC4712 Thesis A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ELEC4713 Thesis B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ELEC4714 Major Industrial Project 24 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGG1061 Advanced Engineering 1 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGG1111 Integrated Engineering 1 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGG2062 Engineering Project: Business Plan 2 Adv 6 Semester 2
ENGG2111 Integrated Engineering 2 2 Semester 1
Semester 2
Int February
ENGG3062 Technology Education (Advanced) 6 Semester 2
ENGG3111 Integrated Engineering 3 2 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGG4000 Practical Experience 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
Other
Int January
Int February
Int March
Int April
Int May
Int June
Int July
Int August
Int September
Int October
Int November
Int December
ENGG4064 Advanced Engineering Design A 6 Semester 2
Int July
ENGG4065 Advanced Engineering Design B 6 Semester 2
ENGG4111 Integrated Engineering 4 2 Semester 1
Semester 2
MATH1001 Differential Calculus 3 Semester 1
Summer Main
MATH1002 Linear Algebra 3 Semester 1
Summer Main
MATH1003 Integral Calculus and Modelling 3 Semester 2
Summer Main
MATH1005 Statistics 3 Semester 2
Summer Main
MATH1901 Differential Calculus (Advanced) 3 Semester 1
MATH1902 Linear Algebra (Advanced) 3 Semester 1
MATH1903 Integral Calculus and Modelling Advanced 3 Semester 2
MATH1905 Statistics (Advanced) 3 Semester 2

Note: Complete a minimum of 36cp including:

- ENGG4000 Practical Experience (0cp)

- Exactly 6cp from ENGG1111 Integrated Engineering 1 (6cp) OR ENGG1061 Advanced Engineering 1A (6cp) (see note 1)

- At least 2cp from ENGG2xxx Integrated Engineering 2 (2cp) OR ENGG2062 Engineering Project Business Plan 2 Adv (6cp) (see note 1) OR AERO2711 Aerospace Engineering Project 1 (see note 1)

- At least 2cp from ENGG3xxx Integrated Engineering 3 (2cp) OR ENGG3062 Technology Education (Advanced) (6cp) (see note 1) OR AERO3711 Advanced Aerospace Project 2 (see note 1)

- At least 2cp from ENGG4xxx Integrated Engineering 4 (2cp) OR ENGG4064 Advanced Engineering Design A (6cp) (see note 1) OR ENGG4065 Advanced Engineering Design B (6cp) (see note 1) OR AERO4711 Advanced Aerospace Project 3 (see note 1)

- Exactly 12cp of MATH1xxxx units: MATH1001 Differential Calculus (3cp) AND MATH1002 Linear Algebra (3cp) AND MATH1003 Integral Calculus AND Modelling (3cp) MATH1005 Statistics (3cp)

- A minimum of 12cp of (see notes 2,3) from either AMME4111-4112 Thesis A & B (6cp+6cp) OR CHNG4811-CHNG4812 hesis A & B (6cp+6cp) OR CIVL4022-4023 Thesis A & B (6cp+6cp) OR ELEC4712-4713 Thesis A & B (6cp+6cp) OR AMME4010 Major Industrial Project (24cp) OR CHNG4203 Major Industrial Project (24cp) OR ELEC4714 Major Industrial Project (24cp)

Note 1. The Advanced Engineering units are only available to students who have been accepted into the relevant year of the Advanced Engineering program.

Note 2. All Thesis A units are mutually prohibited (meaning that only one can be completed), and all Thesis B units have the associated Thesis A unit as a pre-requisite. Students may undertake only the Thesis units relevant to their stream.

Block 2 - CBE Core (Min CP: 108,Max CP: 108)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CHEM1101 Chemistry 1A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main
CHEM1102 Chemistry 1B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main
CHNG1103 Conservation of Mass and Energy 6 Semester 2
CHNG2801 Fluid Mechanics 6 Semester 1
CHNG2802 Applied Maths for Chemical Engineers 6 Semester 1
CHNG2803 Heat and Mass Transfer 6 Semester 1
CHNG2804 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics 6 Semester 2
CHNG2805 Engineering for a Sustainable Society 6 Semester 2
CHNG2806 Separation Processes 6 Semester 2
CHNG3801 Process Plant Design 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNG3802 Process Dynamics and Control 6 Semester 1
CHNG3803 Reaction Engineering 6 Semester 1
CHNG3804 Biochemical Engineering 6 Semester 2
CHNG3805 Particle Processing 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNG3806 Risk Management for Chemical Engineering 6 Semester 2
CHNG3807 Products and Value Chains [not running in 2019] 6 Semester 2
CHNG4802 Chemical Engineering Design A 6 Semester 1
CHNG4806 Chemical Engineering Design B 6 Semester 2
ENGG1801 Engineering Computing 6 Semester 1
Summer Late

Block 3 - Medical Science Core (Min CP: 60,Max CP: 60)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
BIOL1001 Concepts in Biology 6 Semester 1
BIOL1002 Living Systems 6 Semester 2
BIOL1003 Human Biology 6 Semester 1
BIOL1006 Life and Evolution 6 Semester 1
BIOL1007 From Molecules to Ecosystems 6 Semester 2
BIOL1902 Living Systems (Advanced) 6 Semester 2
BIOL1903 Human Biology (Advanced) 6 Semester 1
BMED2401 Cellular Foundations of Medical Sciences 6 Semester 1
BMED2402 Nerve and Muscle 6 Semester 1
BMED2403 Cardiovascular & Respiratory Systems 6 Semester 1
BMED2404 Microbes, Infection and Immunity 6 Semester 2
BMED2405 Gut and nutrient metabolism 6 Semester 2
BMED2406 Hormones, Kidney and Reproduction 6 Semester 2
CHEM1101 Chemistry 1A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main
CHEM1102 Chemistry 1B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main
MBLG1001 Molecular Biology and Genetics (Intro) 6 Semester 2
MBLG1901 Molecular Biology and Genetics (Adv) 6 Semester 2
MBLG2071 Molecular Biology and Genomics 6 Semester 1
MBLG2072 Genetics and Genomics 6 Semester 2
MBLG2971 Molecular Biology and Genomics (Adv) 6 Semester 1
MBLG2972 Genetics and Genomics (Adv) 6 Semester 2

Note: CHEM1101, CHEM1102, BIOL1007, MBLG2071, MBLG2072 and all BMED240# must be taken.

At least 6 Credit points of BIOL1#0# must be taken.

Advanced Science units (listed here) may be taken in place of the standard units, i.e. BIOL1903, BIOL1906, BIOL1907, CHEM1901, CHEM1902, MBLG2971, MBLG2972.

CHEM1101 and CHEM1102 are core units in Both Degrees, 2 CBE-Depth Electives should be taken to fill the gap

Block 5 - CBE Specialist - Depth (Min CP: 12,Max CP: 36)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CHNG5001 Process Systems Engineering 6 Semester 2
CHNG5004 Particles and Surfaces 6 Semester 1
CHNG5006 Advanced Wastewater Engineering 6 Semester 2
CHNG5008 Nanotechnology in Chemical Engineering 6 Semester 2
CHNG5601 Membrane Science 6 Semester 1
CHNG5602 Cellular Biophysics [not offered in 2019] 6 Semester 1
CHNG5604 Advanced Membrane Engineering 6 Semester 2
CHNG5606 Advanced Food Processing 6 Semester 2
CHNG5607 Advanced Biochemical Engineering [not offered in 2019] 6 Semester 1

Note: A minimum of 12 credit points must be taken.

Block 6 - Medical Science - Senior Electives (Min CP: 24,Max CP: 24)

Note: Candidates are required to complete 24 credit points of Senior units of study from the subject areas of: Anatomy, Applied Medical Science, Biology (Genetics) (i.e. BIOL3018/3918, BIOL3026/3926), Biochemistry, Cell Pathology, Histology, Immunology, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Nutrition and Metabolism, Pharmacology, Physiology, Virology.

Of these, the majors available in medical science discipline areas are:

► Anatomy and Histology*

► Applied Medical Science (Transitional Provision)

► Biochemistry*

► Cell Pathology

► Immunobiology*

► Microbiology*

► Molecular Biology and Genetics*

► Neuroscience*

► Nutrition and Metabolism

► Pharmacology*

► Physiology*

* indicates a major in this area is also available at the advanced level

The requirements for completion of the above majors is set out in Table I of the Handbook http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks/science/table1/table1_overview.shtml

Course: Chemical & Biomolecular / Medical Science (2017)
CP Required: 240
Min FT Duration: 5.00 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering
Years Offered: 2017, 2016, 2015
Requirements: In summary the requirements are:

Students must complete 240 credit points as follows:

Engineering (156 credit points):

► 36 credit points of Engineering core units

► 108 credit points of Chemical stream core units (12cp of CHEM1* counts towards Med Science requirements)

► 12 credit points of Chemical Specialist depth units

Medical Science:

► 84 credit points of Medical Science units

The handbook rules governing this degree are as follows:

To qualify for the award of the combined degree:

(a) For all Bachelor of Engineering combined degrees a candidate must complete 240 credit points and satisfy any additional requirements specified.

(b) Where the requirements specified in the following clauses account for less than the total required credit, candidates must complete additional units of study (not including general electives) from the relevant Bachelor of Engineering Honours specialist stream table subject to any conditions specified in that table as may be necessary to satisfy the requirements of the degree.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Engineering

For the Bachelor of Engineering component of a combined degree:

(a) The units of study that may be taken for the Bachelor of Engineering component of the combined degree are set out in the tables of units of study for the Bachelor of Engineering single degree;

(b) Except where varied by other clauses in the course resolutions, all candidates must complete a minimum of 144 credit points comprising:

(i) 36cp from the Engineering Core Table, including all required units;

(ii) 108cp from the Engineering Stream Core Table pertaining to the specialist stream being undertaken, including all required units;

(c) The Faculty Board may approve, based on appropriate academic justification, a list of approved unit alternatives. These alternatives specify, for particular Engineering stream / combined degree combinations, units within the normal requirements for the Bachelor of Engineering component of the combined degree that can be replaced by specified alternative units that would form part of the normal program for single degree students in that stream.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Medical Science

For the Bachelor of Medical Science component of a combined degree:

(a) The units of study that may be taken are listed in Table IV for the Bachelor of Medical Science from the Faculty of Science.

(b) The mathematics requirement for the Bachelor of Engineering component of the combined degree will also satisfy the mathematics requirements for the Bachelor of Medical Science component.

(c) Candidates must complete 96 credit points of units including:

(i) A minimum of 24 credit points from junior Science units of study, including:

- 12 credit points from Chemistry; and

- 12 credit points from BIOL1XXX

(ii) 48 credit points from intermediate Science units of study, comprising:

- 36 credit points of BMED240# units from Table IV (B) for the Bachelor of Medical Science; and

- MBLG2071/2971 Molecular Biology and Genomics; and

- MBLG2072/2972 Genetics and Genomics.

Note: changes to the Medical Science degree from 2019 require that alternative units replace some core Med Sci units.

- In place of the 36 cp of BMED240X units, take MEDS2001, MEDS2002, MEDS2003, MEDS2004 and MEDS2005 and one additional medical science elective.

- In place of MBLG2X71 and MBLG2X72 take GEGE2001 and BCMB2002.

(iii) A minimum of 24 credit points of senior Science units of study selected from the Bachelor of Science (Medical Science) Table.

Optional Science Major

The completion of a Science major through selection of appropriate Senior Science units is possible as part of the Engineering/Medical Science combined degree, but not required. Any student who satisfies the requirements of a Science major through the Science units taken as part of the combined degree shall have that major recorded on the Bachelor of Medical Science testamur at the completion of the degree.

The majors available in medical science discipline areas are Anatomy and Histology*, Applied Medical Science (Transitional Provision), Biochemistry*, Cell Pathology, Immunobiology*, Microbiology*, Molecular Biology and Genetics*, Neuroscience*, Nutrition and Metabolism, Pharmacology*, Physiology*

* indicates a major in this area is also available at the advanced level

The requirements for completion of the above majors is set out in Table I of the Handbook http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks/science/table1/table1_overview.shtml

Medical Science Honours

Honours in Medical Science requires the completion of one additional full time year of study. Admission and award requirements for Honours in the Bachelor of Medical Science are listed in the resolutions of the Faculty of Science.

To qualify for the award of the Honours degree, a student must complete 48 credit points of Honours units of study in one of the Honours subjects listed in the Bachelor of Medical Science Table IV (D).

Candidates for the award of the Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours) who do not meet the requirements, and who have not already graduated, will be awarded the Bachelor of Medical Science pass degree.

Engineering Honours Requirements

(a) an EWAM of at least 65 immediately prior to the semester in which a thesis unit of study is first attempted; and

(b) have an EIHWAM of at least 65 at the completion of the degree; and

(c) complete the requirements within a time limit of 5 years for a single Bachelor of Engineering Honours degree or complete the requirements within a time limit of 6 years for a combined Bachelor of Engineering Honours combined degree.

Candidates who satisfy the requirements for the Engineering degree, but who have not satisfied each of Clauses (a), (b) and (c), will qualify for the award of the Bachelor of Engineering degree (i.e. the PASS degree, awarded without Honours).

Advanced units in Maths and Science

Most units of study offered by the Science Faculty on the list of core requirements can be replaced by an equivalent advanced level unit, subject to prerequisite conditions (as required by the Faculty of Science) being met. Students considering doing advanced options should seek advice from their department before enrolling.

Majors

A major requires:

(a) the completion of 24 credit points chosen from units of study listed in the table for that major;

(b) satisfying any additional requirements specified for the major, and listed with the table of units for the major;

(c) the completion of a thesis project that has been approved by the Head of School (or delegate) as relevant to the topic of the major.

Study Abroad

Students undertaking Study Abroad in a particular year of their degree must enrol in the appropriate International Exchange Program units of study as an alternative to a semester`s standard units.

Permission from the relevant Head of School must be sought prior to enrolling in exchange units of study.

Faculty Resolutions

Details of relevant Faculty resolutions are available via the university handbook site at: http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks/
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