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.
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|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
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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.
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:
Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
Application Fee: 100 AUD