Place yourself at the forefront of innovation, engineering organisms to address issues of food security, disease and climate change with the ANU Master of Biotechnology. Study alongside our leading researchers who work on issues of global importance in areas of biochemistry and molecular biology in the biomedical, animal and plant sciences. You will also consider the social and ethical impacts of biotechnological research. Our Canberra location means you will learn about the work done by Australia's largest government employers in biotechnology. The Master of Biotechnology is a coursework program that provides a pathway for science graduates with background knowledge in biochemistry, molecular biology, and chemistry to acquire new knowledge or extend and update their theoretical and practical understanding of modern biotechnology. Throughout the program, students have many opportunities to interface with scientists who are advancing research in areas of biochemistry and molecular biology in the biomedical, animal and plant sciences.

Course Fee:

Australian: $61,440
International: $87,360

Entry Requirements:

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a GPA of 5.0/7.0 and at least 8 courses in cognate disciplines and two courses in the field of chemistry; cognate disciplines: Biochemistry, molecular biology, and gene technology; English Language Requirements apply

Structure:

96 units which must consist of 30 units from compulsory courses and a maximum of 66 units from the other listed electives.

Subjects you can Study:

Biotechnology

Study Pathways:

Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units (one semester) of credit. Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (one year) of credit. Students may chose to exit after completion of 24 units with a Graduate Certificate, or after 48 units with a Graduate Diploma.

Further information:

For more information about this program please visit: http://science.anu.edu.au/postgraduate/biological-sciences

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00120C

Related Careers:

Biotechnologist, Life Scientist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info Yes Full time 2 years
Canberra No info Yes Part time 4 years
ANU was set up in 1946 as the national research institution by the Australian Parliament to enhance the economic, social cultural and intellectual development of the nation. Part of the Group of Eight, ANU is recognised as one of Australia's leading universities for education and is the only Australian member of the International Alliance of Research Universities.

Students at ANU engage with leading minds and learn from world-class researchers, with six Nobel Prize winners and two Australian prime ministers among its staff and Alumni. With over 170 partner universities across 37 countries, students have the opportunity to make global connections by going on an exchange, undertaking an internship or participating in fieldwork.

ANU has a mix of undergraduate, postgraduate and research students, many of whom live in University residences. International students come mainly from Indonesia, China, Malaysia, Singapore and the USA, with significant numbers also coming from Europe, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Thailand.

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Provider CRICOS: 00120C

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