The University of Adelaide

Graduate Diploma of 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

Those seeking advanced knowledge in a range of plant biotechnology including molecular plant breeding


The Graduate Diploma comprises 24-units of coursework. The Graduate Diploma consists of all listed core courses.


  • Plant biotechnology

Standard entry requirements

Relevant degree (e.g. Plant Science, Biotechnology, Science and Agriculture)

Study pathways

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

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
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  • Full-time : 1 year

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