BCHM306-23S2 (C) Semester Two 2023

Biochemical Pathology

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 17 July 2023
End Date: Sunday, 12 November 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 30 July 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 1 October 2023


This course is designed to help you to understand the biochemistry underpinning disease (e.g. cancer), how diseases are diagnosed using biochemical markers (e.g. heart disease), mechanisms of cell and organ toxicity, and how toxic molecules can be used to our benefit (e.g. in cancer chemotherapy).


BCHM253/BIOL253 and BCHM222, and 15 points from BCHM206, BCHM212/CHEM212. RP: BCHM202/BIOL231.


BCHM301, BCHM302

Recommended Preparation

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Ian Shaw


Steven Gieseg and Vanessa Morris


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Assignment 1 (Shaw) 20%
Assignment 2 (Gieseg/Morris) 20%
Exam 60%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $951.00

International fee $4,750.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Biological Sciences .

All BCHM306 Occurrences

  • BCHM306-23S2 (C) Semester Two 2023