Master of Molecular Biology Research Extensive

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

Molecular biology is the study of the structure and function of genes and the proteins they encode, including genome sequencing, recombinant DNA technology and macromolecular structure determination. This program provides advanced theoretical and practical training in molecular biology through lectures, workshops, extended projects and directed study. Students gain training in research methodology in molecular biology and have the opportunity to undertake major individual research.

Course Fee:

Australian: $59,000
International: $84,542

Entry Requirements:

24 units: An approved equivalent Bachelor degree (Honours) in Genetics, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or Biological Chemistry or an approved discipline; or a Bachelor degree in an approved discipline plus a postgraduate qualification incorporating a major research project or other significant research experience with a GPA of 5 or above on a 7 point scale; 32 units: An approved equivalent Bachelor degree in Genetics, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biological Chemistry or an approved discipline with a GPA of 5 or above on a 7 point scale; or a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Molecular Biology with a GPA of 5 or above on a 7 point scale


24 units or 32 units

Subjects you can Study:

Molecular biology

Study Pathways:

Graduates may go on to complete further studies in coursework and research programs.

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
St Lucia No info Yes Full time 2 years
Established in 1909, the University of Queensland is the oldest tertiary institution in the State and one of Australia's premier learning and research institutions. The University aims to enable students and staff to positively influence the society in which they live by creating a learning and discovery environment in which they can develop and fulfil their aspirations. It rewards excellence, openness and innovation and encourages widespread engagement with state, national and international communities. The main campus is at St Lucia in Brisbane with UQ Gatton located 80 kilometres to the west and UQ Herston campus located in the Brisbane Hospital precinct. The UQ Brisbane City site is located in the Brisbane CBD. Other UQ locations include teaching hospitals and health centres, veterinary science centres, agricultural science farms, marine research stations, physics research stations, seismograph stations and an underground mine. University of Queensland students include school leavers plus students from interstate and overseas. International students from over 100 countries account for a large percentage of total enrolments, diversifying cultural life on campus and providing opportunities for international networking. Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

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