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Monash University

Melbourne , Victoria ,Australia

Master of Biotechnology

The Master of Biotechnology integrates biotechnology and entrepreneurship through a range of multidisciplinary coursework, research, and work-integrated units in modern areas of studies.

In the first year (Part A) of the course, students will be taught theoretical knowledge and practical skills in contemporary biotechnology-related topics, and the processes involved in obtaining research funding and translating biomedical products from lab to life.

In the second year (Part B) of the course, students who achieved ≥ a 70% average in their first-year studies will have the opportunity to undertake a 6-month industry placement in a pharmaceutical, medical device, life science, and/ or regulatory organizations. Students will also have the option to undertake a research project, where they will work closely with experts in a specialized area of research to advance knowledge of human diseases and explore therapeutic targets for the prevention and treatment of these conditions. In addition, Part B offers a range of coursework electives in interdisciplinary fields of pioneering developments in biotechnology research and enterprise.

Campus Information

Clayton

Clayton campus has around 26,000 students and is the largest of all eight campuses. It is located 20km south-east of Melbourne.

Intakes

  • Feb
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Application Process

offer letter
10 Days
Payment
Days
Confirmation from the University
15 Days
Visa Processing
20 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

 

Monash Arts Jobs and Careers

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There are over 81,240 Monash Arts alumni across 130 countries. Our global community includes The Hon. Daniel Andrews MP, The Hon. Dan Tehan MP, Adam Bandt MP, Bill Shorten MP, Sarah Abo, Yalda Hakim, Vance Joy, Professor Sharman Stone, Professor Emeritus Ariel Heryanto, H.E. Mr Arthur Spyrou, H.E. Mr Saleumxay Kommasith and thousands of influential graduates impacting communities, nations and the world for good.

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With the flexibility of combining our Arts degree with Business, Engineering, Education, Science, IT and over 40 majors to choose from, our career opportunities are amplified.

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Our top 20 employers in Australia include:

  • ABC
  • Accenture
  • ANZ Ban
  • Coles Group
  • Deakin University
  • Deloitte
  • Department of Environment, Land, Water
  • Department of Health & Human Services
  • Department of Education & Training
  • Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade
  • Department of Justice
  • Department Premier & Cabinet
  • Ernest & Young
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  • Monash Health
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  • National Australia Bank
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PSW Opportunity

  • 2 year Post Study Work Visa Opportunity

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

The course is structured in two parts: Part A: Core Biotechnology studies and Part B: Application studies. All students complete Part A. Depending upon prior qualifications, you may receive credit for Part B.

Qualifications

Entry-level 1: Duration: 2 years full-time, 4 years part-time (96 points to complete)

An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant area of study* with at least a credit (60%) average.

Entry Level 2: Duration: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time (48 points to complete)

An Australian undergraduate honors degree (or equivalent) in a relevant area of study* with at least a distinction (70%) average.

*Areas of study include a Bachelor’s degree in one of the following: Biomedical Science, Science/Applied Science with a major in (biochemistry, Biotechnology, developmental biology, Human Biology, Marine Biology, Human Pathology, Genetics, Pharmacology, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Physiology, and Zoology), Nutrition Sciences, Dietetics, Veterinary Science, Medical Engineering, Pharmacy, Bioengineering, Biotechnology, Life Science, Clinical Medicine, Dental Science/Dentistry, or Bioinformatics.

  • Course Code: 095646J
  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Masters/PG Degree
  • Duration: 02 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 88000 AUD
    Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
    Application Fee: 100 AUD
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