This program will provide you with the skills and knowledge in clinical and environmental microbiology, bioinformatics, protein science, molecular biology and genomics and apply it in a competitive commercial environment. With the option to complete a major in Drug Discovery or take more general biotechnology orientated courses, this program will equip you for a career in research of biotechnology product development with clinical, agriculture, food and the environmental applications. This degree will be used as part of a joint articulation with the Hunan University of Chinese Medicine (HUCM).
The Bachelor of Biotechnology is offered full-time on-campus (at the Gold Coast).
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To be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each standard study period. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program is 30 credit points.
Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 are deemed standard study periods. As Trimester 3 is a non-standard study period, continuing students moving from one year to the next will not be required to study during this trimester to be eligible for student income support.
Domestic students who commence in Trimester 3 may be eligible for student income support from the onset of study provided they are enrolled full-time in this study period.
Please refer to the Australian Government website for more details.
Graduates will obtain a broad and in-depth understanding of current biotechnologies, business and innovation trends. Careers in biotechnology can be found in the health, agriculture, environment and food industries with applications in law, commerce and business.
Graduates of the Bachelor of Biotechnology who have completed 1016MSC Anatomy and Physiology Systems I, 1017MSC Anatomy and Physiology Systems II and 2018PHM Pharmacology as listed electives will be eligible to apply for the Master of Pharmacy (5661).
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Eligible undergraduate fee-paying students may defer their tuition fees by taking out a FEE-HELP loan which is part of the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP). Payment of the loan is via the taxation system when income reaches a specified level.