Master of Biotechnology (Advanced)

Australian National University ANU

The Master of Biotechnology (Advanced) is research-led and features teaching contributions from more than 60 academics, leading scientists in these fields, who bring their experience and current breakthroughs to the classroom. ANU offer their Masters students state-of-the-art laboratories, research infrastructure, and flexible learning facilities. 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. The Advanced program incorporates a research project and thesis.

Course Fee:

$64,512.00

Entry Requirements:

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a GPA of 5.5 and at least 8 courses in cognate disciplines and two courses in the field of chemistry; Cognate disciplines: Biological chemistry, biomedical sciences, molecular genetics and plant sciences; English language requirements

Structure:

96 units, which must consist of 48 units from the coursework component and 48 units from the research component. Students must achieve a minimum 70% weighted average mark in the coursework component and have the approval of an identified research supervisor to continue to the research component.

Subjects you can Study:

Advanced 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 must achieve a minimum 70% average mark in the first 48 units of coursework and have the approval of the supervisor for the research project. Students who do not achieve a minimum 70% weighted average mark or do not have the approval of an identified supervisor will be transferred to the 96 unit Master of Biotechnology and complete an additional 48 units of coursework or may transfer to graduate from a 48 unit Graduate Diploma of Science.

Further information:

For more information on this program please visit: https://science.anu.edu.au/study/master-degrees/master-biotechnology

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00120C

Related Careers:

Biotechnologist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info Yes Full time 2 years
Canberra No info Yes Part time 7 years

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