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Faculty of Science (2007/2008)
3.5 Cell Biology and Biochemistry Joint Honours

Students must have at least an overall average of 65% in English 1080 and 1110 (or equivalents), Mathematics 1000 and 1001, Biology 1001 and 1002, Chemistry 1050 and 1051 (or equivalents), Physics 1050 and 1051 (or 1020, 1021 and 1051).

The following courses, including prerequisites where applicable, will be required.

  1. Biochemistry 2101, 3105, 3106, 3107, 3108, either 4210 or 4211, 12 credit hours chosen from 4002, 4101, 4102, 4103, 4104, 4105, 4200, 4201.

  2. Biology 2060, 2250, 2600, 2900, 3050 and 9 credit hours chosen from 3500, 3530, 3620, 4000, 4200, 4241. In addition, further Biology courses must be selected by the student to make up a minimum of 42 credit hours in Biology including Biology 1001 and 1002 but not including Biology 499A or 499B.

  3. Either Medicine 310A/B, or Biology 3401 plus one of Biology 3402, 4245 or 4404.

  4. Chemistry 2300, 2400, 2401, 3100; either 3410 or 3411.

  5. Statistics 2550 or equivalent.

  6. An Honours Dissertation (Biology 499A/499B or Biochemistry 499A/499B).

  7. Other courses to complete the prescribed minimum of 135 credit hours in courses for the Joint Honours Degree.

Note:

Students may count only one of the two courses, Biochemistry 4105 or Biology 4200, for credit in this program.

The topic of the Honours dissertation must be chosen with the approval of both Departments. A faculty member of either Department may act as supervisor.

Seventy-eight credit hours in Biology, Biochemistry and Chemistry courses beyond the first-year level from those listed in the program shall contribute to those in which a grade of "B" or an average of 75 or higher is required. Medicine 310A/B counts as Biochemistry for these seventy-eight credit hours.