Master of Biotechnology - Plant Biotechnology

The University of Adelaide

This program is not available in 2019 and 2020.par Plant biotechnology is a dynamic industry where science and technology meet to create sustainable solutions to many of our planet's environmental problems. This postgraduate degree allows you to apply your biotechnology knowledge to plant production, human and animal health, biofuels, and ultimately to regulation and commercialisation of plant biotechnology. You'll focus on plant form and function from molecular, genetic and bio-chemical perspectives. The program is designed as a series of short courses, integrating scientific communication, critical thinking, problem solving and bioinformatics. It's half coursework and half research, and you'll report your research findings in a manuscript.par

Course Fee:

Australian: $61,000
International: $81,000

Entry Requirements:

Relevant bachelor degree with high level of academic achievement (e.g. Plant Science, Biotechnology, Science and Agriculture)

Structure:

The Master is a 48-unit program, comprising 24 units of coursework and 24 units of research. If a student is awarded status/credit for relevant professional and/or research experience, they are required to complete 12 units of research. Students will report their research findings in a manuscript published in either a refereed journal or by the school. The Master consists of all listed core courses.

Subjects you can Study:

Plant biotechnology

Study Pathways:

Programs that lead to this award: Certificate in Biotechnology (Plant Biotechnology), Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology (Plant Biotechnology)

Who for:

Graduates wanting careers with government and private companies in advisory and consultancy positions

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00123M

Related Careers:

Biotechnologist, Life Scientist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Waite No info No Full time 2 years

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