Bachelor of Biotechnology

University of Tasmania

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00586B (TAS); 03058B (NSW)

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.


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

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Alternative entry
  • Prerequisites may apply

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