Cellular Biology

What is Cellular Biology?

Cell biology is a branch of biology that studies the different structures and functions of the cell and focuses mainly on the idea of the cell as the basic unit of life.

Cell biology explains the structure, organisation of the organelles they contain, their physiological properties, metabolic processes, signaling pathways, life cycle and interactions with their environment.

Knowing the components of cells and how cells work is fundamental to all biological sciences; it is also essential for research in bio-medical fields such as cancer, and other diseases.

Research in cell biology is closely related to genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology, immunology, and developmental biology.
18. Marine Biology (Westville)
Prerequisites: Completion of a major or programme in Biological Sciences.. Note that acceptance into the programme may depend on availability of places.
Core: BIOL701(16), 782(16), 784(16), 791(48), 884(16).
Electives: 16C from BIOL715(16), 735(16), ENVS720(16).
  Career opportunities
  • Biology Lab Technician

  • Bio-technologist

  • Cellular Biologist

  • Instructor

  • Molecular Biologist

  • Pharmaceutical researcher

  • Researcher

Westville staff

Year 1
Semester 1
BIOL101(16), CHEM110(16), MATH150(16), PHYS131(16)
Semester 2
BIOL102(16), STAT130(16), Electives(32)
Semester 1
BIOL200(16), 204(16), 214(16)
Approved 16C Level 2 module within the School, Electives (32)
Semester 2
BIOL205(16), 231(16)
Year 3
BIOL300(16), 304(16), 341(16), 342(16), 343(16), 391(16), 32C from Level-3 BIOL modules approved by the School

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