12 months
41900 AUD/year
29900 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Biotechnology program at Monash University integrates biotechnology and entrepreneurship through a range of multidisciplinary coursework, research and work-integrated units in modern areas of studies. 

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Upon successful completion of this this Biotechnology program at Monash University , it is expected that you will be able to:

  • demonstrate mastery in theoretical knowledge in major contemporary fields of biotechnology and its applications
  • differentiate between the processes involved in the development, regulation, commercialisation and marketing of biotechnological products
  • identify the ethical issues relating to research and the research question in the field of biotechnology and where, appropriate, apply ethical principles to the conduct of research within this field
  • initiate new or innovative research informed approaches to resolving practical challenges within the field of medical biotechnology

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Creativity and entrepreneurship
  • Biotechnology: Commercialising biomedical science
  • Techniques in medical biotechnology: genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics
  • Techniques in medical biotechnology: Imaging, iPS cells, cell and gene therapies
  • Therapeutic approaches and biotechnology
  • Biotechnology research studies 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International students can apply for a place anytime throughout the year.


96 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 095646J 
Entry level 1: 96 points to complete
  • An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant area of study* with at least a credit (60%) average.
Entry Level 2: 48 points to complete
  • An Australian undergraduate honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant area of study* with at least a distinction (70%) average.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41900 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 41900 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    29900 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29900 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • Fees for domestic students: Commonwealth supported place (CSP)

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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