24 months
37440 AUD/year
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Gain high level skills in gene and protein technologies, bioinformatics, and various microbiology and food science disciplines with this Biotechnology program from RMIT University.    

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The Master of Biotechnology from RMIT University  focuses on the study of living systems to address challenges in the environment, health or food science. 

This program includes an option to complete one semester of either work experience in the form of an industry placement, or a research project where you’ll complete minor thesis.

All students have the opportunity to analyse real-world data when they undertake a bioinformatics research project.


Master of Biotechnology (Clinical Microbiology) graduates find employment in hospital and private diagnostic labs, research labs, or biotechnology companies.

Master of Biotechnology (Food Science) graduates find a wide range of employment opportunities in the food industry. 

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Bioinformatics
  • Gene Technologies 
  • Microbiology 
  • Biostatistics 
  • Biotechnology and Business 
  • Systems Biology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS provider number: 045512D  

  • An Australian bachelor degree with a GPA of at least 2.0 out of 4.0 in biological sciences, food science/technology, biotechnology, medicine, veterinary science, dentistry, agricultural science or chemical engineering, or equivalent.
  • International qualifications are assessed for comparability to Australian qualifications, according to the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37440 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37440 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National: Commonwealth supported places  

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.



Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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