Bachelor of Biotechnology

University of Tasmania

Biotechnology is vital to the continued survival and advancement of the human race. With an ever-growing population and a need to live in harmony with our planet and its resources, there is an immediate global demand for skilled biotechnology graduates that is only going to increase in the future. Through the Bachelor of Biotechnology, you can make a positive impact on one person's life or the lives of millions, in industries all around the world. You could be solving problems related to gene therapy; identifying and potentially curing currently terminal conditions; creating vaccines for our deadliest diseases; generating sustainable sources of fuel; feeding an ever-increasing worldwide population; helping to make livestock less vulnerable to disease; making plants naturally resistant to pests; or using natural organisms to remove pollution and heavy metals from soil and waterways.

Course Fee:

International: $99,244

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; alternative entry; prerequisites may apply

Subjects you can Study:

Fermentation science; Food safety; Genetics; Medicinal chemistry; Plant biotechnology

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Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Hobart 58.65 Yes Part time 7 years
Hobart 58.65 Yes Full time 3 years
At the University of Tasmania students study at a quality institution in one of the most beautiful locations in the world. Founded in 1890, we are the fourth oldest university in Australia, and our institution is classed within the top two per cent of universities worldwide.

The University offers more than 100 undergraduate degrees and more than 150 postgraduate programs across a wide range of disciplines. Many of our programs are accredited and professionally recognised by industry and professional bodies in Australia and abroad.

We are highly regarded internationally for our teaching and academic excellence, and our lecturers and tutors have the opportunity to engage with students one-on-one and offer personalised advice and guidance. Our diverse range of courses, student exchanges and learning experiences offer students a uniquely engaging educational experience, while giving them excellent preparation for their future careers.

The University of Tasmania campuses in Hobart, Launceston and Burnie offer students a focused and engaged learning environment with excellent facilities. Beyond our campuses, the University community is strengthened by a network of more than 100,000 alumni spanning more than 120 countries.

Tasmania is an affordable place to live, with a stunning natural environment and a friendly and welcoming community. For students looking for an exceptional, personalised university experience that will shape their future success, there is no better place to study.

Provider CRICOS: 00586B (TAS); 03058B (NSW)

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