• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
This Applied Science (Microbiology) at University of Tasmania provides you with the opportunity to acquire advanced current knowledge in Microbiology. In addition, you will develop a capacity for independent research and problem-solving that can lead to workplace research and/or a degree by higher research .

About

At the completion of the Applied Science (Microbiology) at University of Tasmania you will have:

  • established a strong understanding of a range of microbiological disciplines including food microbiology and safety, medical microbiology and microbial ecology;
  • developed analytical laboratory skills appropriate to various disciplines of microbiology research;
  • developed advanced skills in accessing, critically evaluating and communicating the outputs of current, peer-reviewed, microbiology literature;
  • developed skills and tools required to structure a funding application;
  • received research training in experimental design, critical thinking and research methods that facilitate the pursuit a potential career in microbiological research;
  • demonstrated the ability to produce an original written research thesis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

                          • Basic Pathological Processes and Immunity
                          • Microbiology
                          • Microbes and Man
                          • Medical Microbiology
                          • Advanced Immunology
                          • Experimental Design and Analysis for Agri-Food Research
                          • Plant Pathology
                          • Advanced Food Safety Management
                          • Food Microbiology
                          • Applied Environmental Microbiology

                          Detailed Programme Facts

                          • More details: We recommend that students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.
                          • Programme intensity Full-time
                            • Full-time duration 24 months
                          • Languages
                            • English
                          • Delivery mode
                            On Campus
                          • More information Go to the programme website

                          English Language Requirements

                          • Minimum required score:

                            6

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                          • Minimum required score:

                            72

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                          General Requirements

                          The Master of Applied Science may be completed in 3 or 4 semesters depending on level of qualifications on entry, and discipline preparedness of the specific candidate. Applicants must demonstrate their qualification(s) were conferred no longer than 10 years previously.

                          Applicants must have sound evidence in the application of laboratory skills to a standard set by the University of Tasmania.

                          3 Semester Prerequisites

                          • Bachelor degree in a science field with a major in Microbiology.

                          4 Semester Prerequisites

                          • Bachelor degree in a science related area, and some background (e.g. minor sequence) in Microbiology.
                          CRICOS: 033209K

                          Tuition Fee

                          • International

                            27500 AUD/year
                            Tuition Fee
                            Based on the original amount of 27500 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
                          We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                          Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

                          Living costs for Hobart

                          • 1204 - 2010 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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