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Flinders University

24 months
Duration
37500 AUD/year
32600 AUD/year
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About

Distilling expertise in the biological sciences and medicine, the Biotechnology program at Flinders University is designed to provide you with advanced theoretical scientific knowledge and strong research training plus an understanding of industry and business issues required for modern biotechnology.

Overview

Biotechnology is the use of living organisms, or their cells, to create products or processes. Those organisms may be as simple as bacteria or as complex as whole animals or plants.

Flinders University is a pioneer in biotechnology education in Australia and places a strong emphasis on research training with a 10-month research project.

The law, ethics, society and the environment have great relevance into biotechnology and you will have the opportunity to examine all of these areas as an integral part of the biotechnology program at Flinders.

In addition to teaching, staff run world-class research programs in a wide range of areas of biotechnology, including cancer and immunology research, biomaterials, bio-processing, plant disease resistance and biocontrol, enzyme applications, reproductive technology, therapeutic drug discovery, functional foods, bio-energy, water quality and marine biotechnology.

Your career

Graduates of the Biotechnology program at Flinders University can expect to apply their knowledge to the production and marketing of biotechnology products and services. They are job ready and highly skilled for medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural, industrial and environmental applications.

Potential occupations include:

  • bioanalytical chemist
  • biodiscovery research scientist
  • business development manager
  • medical scientist
  • biotechnologist
  • clinical researcher
  • plant research
  • applied microbiologist
  • research assistant.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • DNA to Genome
  • Protein to Proteome
  • BioBusiness 
  • Molecular Biotechnology
  • Legal, Ethical and Social Aspects of Bioscience
  • Professional Skills for Biotechnology 
  • Protein Biotechnology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

72 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 043767G

  • Applicants must normally have completed an approved degree in a biological, agricultural or medical science at an approved tertiary institution. However, the Dean (Education) may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37500 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    32600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32600 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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