With the ANU Master of Biotechnology, you may be able to be on the cutting edge of innovation by making organisms that can help with health problems, food security, and climate change.
Here, you can learn from our best researchers who work on issues of global importance in the biomedical, animal, and plant sciences, including molecular biology and biochemistry. It will also be considered how biotechnology research will impact society and morality.
Our position in Canberra allows you to learn about the biotechnology work being done by Australia's largest government employers. This advanced program includes a research project and a thesis.
What you will study
The Master of Biotechnology (Advanced) requires the completion of 96 units, including the following:
This degree includes a significant amount of study and has received AQF Level 9 accreditation.
48 units of credit consist of the coursework component.
48 units of credit consist of the research component.
Students must pass the classroom component with a weighted average grade of at least 70% before proceeding to the research component.
Extensive experience and knowledge in the field of biotechnology;
Analyze, evaluate, and synthesize published literature that is relevant to biotechnology;
Perform experimental work, assess and analyze results, report conclusions, and compile data into a thesis;
Present theories and results in a straightforward manner in both written and oral media.
The Master of Biotechnology offers a method to refresh and broaden your theoretical and practical understanding of contemporary biotechnology for science graduates with a background in biochemistry, molecular biology, and chemistry.
You'll be prepared to do research in academic, industrial, or governmental settings in the basic, medical, or agricultural sciences. Opportunities abound in the medical, pathological, and scientific fields as well as in positions with the public and private sectors of government and business.
A Master of Biotechnology (Advanced) degree with a strong research component can also lead to a PhD.
Process Development Scientist.
Business Development Manager and many more.
A bachelor's degree or its international equivalent with a GPA of 5.5/7.0, at least 8 courses in related fields, and 2 courses in chemistry
Some related fields are biological chemistry, molecular genetics, and plant sciences.
English Language Requirements
IELTS - 6.5
TOEFL - 80
PTE - 55
Tuition Fees and Scholarships
The annual indicative fee for International students - $47,940
The annual indicative fee for Domestic students - $33,520
ANU offers a range of scholarships to help students with the expense of their education.
You might not be qualified to apply for all ANU scholarships, depending on the conditions of the scholarship and the type of student you are. Information about the specific scholarship application process is provided in the corresponding scholarship listing.