Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences

The Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences (CBMS) is part of the Faculty of Science and Engineering and has around 20 academic staff and 100 higher degree research students making us one of the most research-intensive departments on campus. The Department is located in buildings F7B and E8C, opposite the Macquarie University Hospital.

Welcome from our HOD

Welcome to the Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences (CBMS). Our teaching and research integrates chemical and biomolecular sciences to achieve a sustainable environment, understand health and disease, and advance new molecular technologies.

If you are a prospective undergraduate or postgraduate student and would like further personalised career or degree advice we would be happy for you to contact any member of our academic staff.

Study With Us

Are you interested in studying with us? Why not check out our Open Day presentation on studying within CBMS, then try the “Courses” tool to find a course that suits you. Enter a few key words describing the area you wish to study. For example, biotechnology, analytical chemistry, medicinal chemistry, microbiology or molecular biology.

Bachelor of Science major in Chemistry

Undergraduate studies

Majors in Chemistry or Biomolecular Sciences are offered within the Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Advanced Science degree programs and can lead to a wide range of careers.

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Bachelor of Science major in Biomolecular Sciences

Postgraduate coursework

Offering postgraduate coursework degrees in Biotechnology, Biotechnology with Commerce, Radiopharmaceutical Science and Laboratory Quality Analysis and Management.

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