Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology (Biomedical) (GDipBiotech(Biomed))

Program Code

GDBIB

Academic Year

2022

Program Faculty

Faculty of Sciences

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

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 Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology (Biomedical) is an AQF Level 8 program with a standard full-time duration of 1 year.

Conditions

Interruption of program: Students must apply for permission from the Executive Dean or delegate before taking a Leave of Absence. Any extension of the leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.
 

Academic Program Rules for Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology (Biomedical)

There shall be a Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology (Biomedical) .

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology (Biomedical), the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 24 units, comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 12 units
  2. Elective courses to the value of 12 units
Core Courses

To satisfy the requirements for Core Courses students must complete courses to the value of 12 units.

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
BIOTECH 7000 Advanced Research Platforms 3
BIOTECH 7003 Advanced Research Techniques 3
BIOTECH 7030 Science Commercialisation & Innovation 3

and

Courses to the value of 3 units from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
EDUC 7055 Research Communication 3
EDUC 7055OL Research Communication 3