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La Trobe University

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Master of Biotechnology

  • Masters (Coursework)

The 18-month (three semesters) Master of Biotechnology is a unique course that provides individuals with the broad range of skills, encompassing both biotechnology and business-related expertise, required to flourish in the rapidly developing field of biotechnology.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
1.5 - 3 years full-time
Course Code
SMBT, 066339E
Study Mode
In person

About this course

The 18-month (three semesters) Master of Biotechnology is a unique course that provides individuals with the broad range of skills, encompassing both biotechnology and business-related expertise, required to flourish in the rapidly developing field of biotechnology.   The course had a mixed biotechnology/business focus, with the incorporation of one semester of business and economics subjects. The aim of the course is to train students in the key elements of biotechnology and the manipulation of molecular biological data to qualify individuals to be able to work at the technical or administrative level in nascent biotechnology enterprises in Australia and overseas. Alternative pathways - Students may choose to transfer to the two-year (four semesters) Master of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics course if they prefer to focus on research, with the inclusion of a two-semester research program, allowing high-performing students to apply for Higher Degree by Research entry (PhD or MRes). The course intended learning outcomes for this degree are currently under revision

Entry requirements

Science and psychology courses
Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Melbourne (Bundoora)

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Science & Mathematics courses at La Trobe University.
79.6%
Overall satisfaction
90.7%
Skill scale
74.1%
Teaching scale