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Postgraduate Diploma On Campus

Medical Biotechnology

University of Technology Sydney

12 months
873 AUD/credit 41904 AUD/year
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The Graduate Diploma in Medical Biotechnology from University of Technology Sydney is designed for two distinct groups of students, namely the professional scientists wishing to update their industry-related skills for career advancement and students considering a research degree.  

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The Graduate Diploma in Medical Biotechnology from University of Technology Sydney  contains a compulsory core of professional subjects relevant to all science disciplines, such as project management, innovation, entrepreneurship and commercialisation. These core subjects provide a solid foundation to skills required and are important to a professional scientist; be they engaged in research, science businesses, industries or government organisations.


The course provides a backbone of skills important to a professional scientist; be they engaged in research, science business, industries or government organisations. Graduates can pursue careers with private and public agencies, such as medical and health sustainability. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Microscopy and Imaging 
  • Experimental and Diagnostic Flow Cytometry 
  • Leadership in Science 
  • Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Commercialisation 
  • Ethics in Human Research 
  • Ethics in Animal Research 
  • Laboratory Management  
  • Risk Assessment and Management for Science  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 098058E  

  • Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.
  • Entry into the course requires the completion of a bachelor's, master's, graduate diploma, graduate certificate qualification in biochemistry and cell biology, microbiology, human biology, genetics, laboratory technology, medical science, food science and biotechnology or pharmacology.
  • English proficiency requirement is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

Tuition Fee

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    41904 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 873 AUD per credit during 12 months.
  • A small number of postgraduate courses offer government subsidised Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP). 

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 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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