The University of Adelaide

Graduate Certificate in Biotechnology - Plant Biotechnology

The University of Adelaide

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00123M

Plant Biotechnology has a strong emphasis on understanding plant form and function from molecular, genetic and bio-chemical perspectives. The program extends this understanding from fundamental science to applications in plant production, human and animal health, biofuels, and ultimately to commercialisation of plant biotechnology. The program is designed as a series of short courses, integrating scientific communication, critical thinking, problem solving and bioinformatics into the curriculum.

Designed for

Students who have had a break from studying and candidates from overseas


  • The Graduate Certificate comprises 12 units. Students take 3 core courses: Foundations of Plant Biotechnology
  • Molecular Plant Breeding
  • Plant Genomics.


  • Plant biotechnology

Standard entry requirements

Relevant bachelor degree with a high level of academic achievement

Study pathways

Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology (Plant Biotechnology), Master of Biotechnology (Plant Biotechnology)

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
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  • Full-time : 0.5 years

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