Master of Biotechnology (Biomedical) (MBiotech(Biomed))

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This program explores the full spectrum of the biotechnology sector, spanning the discovery, research and development phases. Students will be exposed to a range of technology platforms, and develop highly competitive laboratory, research and project management skills. In addition, students will examine many of the contemporary issues related to biotechnology, including compliance and regulation, commercialisation and risk management strategies.
Biomedical research and its applications are a key focus of the curriculum, particularly as they relate to career opportunities in the Asia Pacific region.
The Master of Biotechnology (Biomedical) is an AQF Level 9 Masters Extension qualification with a standard full-time duration of 2 years.


Condition of Continuing Enrolment
Research project: A student must complete all of the coursework before commencing the research project.

Academic Program Rules for Master of Biotechnology (Biomedical)

There shall be a Master of Biotechnology (Biomedical) .

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Master of Biotechnology (Biomedical), the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 48 units which must include a research project (24 units), comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 15 units
  2. Elective courses to the value of 9 units
  3. Research equivalent courses to the value of 24 units in the form of a research project