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master

Degree

Master of Biotechnology

Course code: #7634

master

Degree

Master of Biotechnology

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    47,940 AUD

  • Application fee

    0 AUD

  • Years of study

    2 years

  • PGWP Duration

    3 years

  • Min required GPA

    5 out of 7

  • CRICOS Code

    082279A

Included
Research

DeadLines

START & DEADLINE TERM DEADLINE APPLICATION
Fall-February 22-December-2021 22-December-2021
Winter-July 15-May-2022 15-May-2022

Overview

Master of Biotechnology

Place yourself at the forefront of innovation, engineering organisms to address issues of food security, disease and climate change with the ANU Master of Biotechnology.

Study alongside leading researchers who work on issues of global importance in areas of biochemistry and molecular biology in the biomedical, animal and plant sciences.

You will also consider the social and ethical impacts of biotechnological research.

The Canberra location means you will learn about the work done by Australia’s largest government employers in biotechnology.

Completing a Master of Biotechnology (Advanced), with a research component, can also lead to a PhD.

Learning Outcomes

  1. apply their knowledge in biotechnology to new problems;
  2. interpret, synthesize and critically analyze published literature of relevance to biotechnology;
  3. demonstrate basic laboratory skills that are commonly used in biotechnology research;
  4. communicate own research work to peers and research scientists; and
  5. clearly present theory and results in both written and oral formats.

Smart Cost Estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$62,328

Total costs

yearly

$7,668

Cost of living

1 person

$6,720

Accommodation

1 bed room

$47,940

Tuition

1 person

Academic Requirements

Applicants must present a Bachelor degree or international equivalent

  • with a minimum GPA of at least 5.0/7.0
  • with at least 8 courses in a cognate discipline, which must also have a minimum GPA of 5.0/7.0.
  • the program also has a chemistry/biochemistry pre-requisite which requires a minimum of 2 courses of undergraduate chemistry/biochemistry

The GPA requirement for this program must be met by both the program as a whole, as well as by the 8 courses in a cognate discipline. 

Where more than 8 cognate courses have been completed by the applicant, ANU will take the best 8 courses when assessing the cognate GPA.

Applications for course credit

Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for up to 24 units (one semester) of credit.

Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Bachelor degree with Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for up to 48 units (one year) of credit.

Cognate Disciplines

Biochemistry, molecular biology and gene technology.

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Work Experience Documents (If applicable)

Language Requirements

GRE
GMAT

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

80
18
listening
20
writing
18
speaking
20
reading

PTE

64
55
listening
55
writing
55
speaking
55
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Duolingo test which must be taken and submitted after April 2020 for entry in Semester 1 2021, Semester 2 2021, and Semester 1 2022 only.

110 plus recorded interview with Initial View.115 or better for entry without recorded interview

The IELTS Indicator and TOEFL internet based test Home Edition will be accepted for entry in Semester 1 2021, Semester 2 2021 or Semester 1 2022 only.

ANU College programs deliver pathways to ANU designed to help you successfully transition to undergraduate or postgraduate study. 

Academic English Preparation
Academic English Preparation (AEP) is a 10-week program focused on English reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. 

AEP is designed to equip international students with skills and knowledge needed to live and work in Australia, and to successfully transition to other courses at ANUC. 

To enrol in AEP, you must have an IELTS of 5.0 (minimum 4.5 in each band) or an overall TOEFL IBT of 40 with a minimum of 12 in writing. 

Once enrolled, you must achieve a score of 60 per cent or more to successfully complete AEP. No additional IELTS is required to progress to Foundation Studies or ANU Access. 
ANU Access
ANU Access is a 10-week intensive program with a strong focus on academic English. 

To be eligible for ANU Access, you must have an overall IELTS of 6.0 (with no band less than 5.5) or an overall TOEFL IBT of 68 with a minimum of 18 in writing

A range of other English language tests are also accepted. Once you successfully complete the program you can enter your degree at ANU.


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