Biotechnology creates a wide range of products and addresses challenges in food, medicine, and energy by utilizing our understanding of cell biology and chemistry.
Students in the Bachelor of Biotechnology (Honors) program get a foundational understanding of the life sciences, explore current issues and developments in the industry, and work on key focal areas such as synthetic biology, bioprocessing, medical applications, and commercialization.
Additionally, it includes a research-based honors year that will increase your proficiency and confidence when applying scientific principles.
What you will study
Your degree program will begin with biology, chemistry, and math studies that cover the fundamentals of science. You will next delve even deeper into the diverse field of biotechnology with courses in molecular biology, microbiology, chemistry, genetics, commercialization, and biotechnology. During your honours year, you will finish a project under supervision and get hands-on training in scientific research.
The Bachelor of Biotechnology (Honors), which is completed over four years of full-time study, consists of 24 courses and an honors year, including:
14 core courses,
Two general education courses
Two free electives
Identify and discuss the ethical and social impacts that innovation and technology have on the environment, society, and human health.
Recognize the underlying ideas and cutting-edge research that underpin the biotechnology sector.
Develop the skills necessary for the specific sectors of biotechnology, including those in arithmetic, lab work, bioprocessing, and interpretation.
Create lab/research reports and business cases that demonstrate your proficiency with teamwork, collaboration, and communication principles in the diverse field of biotechnology.
Develop hypotheses, organize and conduct out experiments, analyze the findings, and present them as part of an honors research project. This project also requires you to critically examine and analyze the scientific literature.
There are several intriguing fields where one can find work with a biotechnology degree. As a scientist or researcher, join a company conducting pharmacological, biological, or medical research. In addition, careers in marketing, biotech finance and investment, sales, and business development are available.
Our graduates take roles in research and development management, clinical trial associates, government regulation and policy, industry regulatory interactions, and intellectual property management. They work for universities, sizable life sciences companies, international pharmaceutical companies, and government research agencies.
The UNSW offers a number of entry points for undergraduate admission, including high school education, UNSW Foundation Studies, UNSW Diploma, recognized prior study, and university transfer.
English Language Requirements
In order to study at UNSW, you may be required to provide proof of English proficiency, depending on your educational history and citizenship. UNSW demands a minimum level of English language competency for enrolment since English language skills are crucial for coping with lectures, tutorials, assignments, and exams.
It will be mentioned in your application if proof of English proficiency is necessary. You can do so by demonstrating that you meet at least one of the following requirements:
English language examinations and universities English courses
Prior English language schooling is also a requirement.
Tuition Fees and Scholarships
2022 Indicative First Year Full Fee - $7,235
Commonwealth Supported Place: Student Contribution Band 2
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