Master of Medical Biotechnology at the University of Wollongong, Australia

The Master of Medical Biotechnology program is designed for students who want to learn more about cell and molecular biology, which is at the heart of modern biotechnological research and development.

Description

The Master of Medical Biotechnology program is designed for students who want to learn more about cell and molecular biology, which is at the heart of modern biotechnological research and development.

During your first year of core classes, you will learn about new technologies like the use of drones, artificial intelligence (AI), coding, and virtual reality (Google VR) in science data collection and analysis. 

This is because this Medical Biotechnology degree is designed with a focus on global perspectives in science.

What you will Study

This degree will take your work experience into account, helping you to turn your skills into employable skills.

The topics begin with a review of contemporary cell and molecular biology before delving deeper into modern biotechnology and its applications in medicine, agriculture, and molecular biology.

  1. Principles of Biochemistry

  2. Fundamentals of Science Communication

  3. Fundamentals of Science Data, IT and Emerging Technologies

  4. Global Perspectives in Science

  5. Professional Workplace Practice

  6. Biotechnology

Learning Outcomes

  1. In regard to medical biotechnology ideas, opinions, and current achievements, they demonstrate critical thinking and judgment.


  1. Consolidate and synthesize knowledge about principles and techniques in medical biotechnology research.


  1. Investigate, analyze, and synthesize information, difficulties, and theories linked to medical biotechnology.


  1. Consolidate medical biotechnology laboratory skills and a grasp of how these abilities are put to use in research.


  1. In an academic and professional setting, plan, execute, and communicate the conclusions of key research-based projects in a conscientious and ethical manner.


  1. Demonstrate critical thinking, problem-solving, and reflection skills.

  2. Justifications, interpretations, and communication of hypotheses, procedures, and findings are all required.

Career Opportunities

The University of Wollongong's Department of Biological Sciences conducts research in a variety of fields. The major research areas are- 


  1. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 

  2. Marine Biology and Conservation Biology, 

  3. Cell Biology and Biotechnology, 

  4. Animal Behaviour, 

  5. Physiology and Systematics, 

  6. Plant Physiology and Molecular Biology. 


It is exploited in the vicinity of a number of natural and largely untouched coastal, estuarine, freshwater, and terrestrial ecosystems.


Among our researchers are 


  • Academics, 

  • Research associates, 

  • PhD, Master's, and Honours students 


as well as partners from the National Parks and Wildlife Service, NSW Marine Parks, NSW Agriculture, and the Garvan Institute of Medical Research.

Admission Requirements

General Requirements


A bachelor's degree in biochemistry, cell medical biology, molecular biology, microbiology, immunology, or a closely related field is required.

English Requirements

TOEFL (Internet-based) score of 86, reading 18, writing 18, listening 17, speaking 17; PTE Academic overall score of 62; IELTS Academic overall score of 6.5, reading 6.0, writing 6.0, listening 6.0, speaking 6.0; 

Tuition Fee and Scholarships

Tuition Fee

  1. Domestic: $54,144

  2. International: $62,784

Scholarships

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$62,784 per course
  • Level
    Masters Coursework
  • Delivery
    On Campus
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Application Fee
    None
  • Intake
    February
  • Language Test Score
    IELTS, TOEFL, CAE, CPE
  • Scholarship
    30% tuition fee waiver