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What will I learn?

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

Career Options

Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.

The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to:

apply their knowledge in biotechnology to new problems;

interpret, synthesize and critically analyze published literature of relevance to biotechnology;

demonstrate basic laboratory skills that are commonly used in biotechnology research;

communicate own research work to peers and research scientists; and

clearly present theory and results in both written and oral formats.

Which department am I in?

ANU College of Health and Medicine

CRICOS

082280G

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$46,910.00 (US$ 34,847) per year
Start date

21 February 2022

Venue

The Australian National University

Acton Campus,

ACTON,

Australian Capital Territory,

2601, CANBERRA, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must achieve a minimum 70% weighted average mark in the first 72 units of courses attempted in order to remain enrolled in the Master of Strategic Studies (Advanced).

For international students

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5.5/7.0, with at least 8 courses in a cognate area, including a minimum of 2 courses in chemistry. Applicants must also have the approval of an identified supervisor for the research project/thesis.

Academic IELTS overall score of 6.5 with at least 6 in each component of the test; TOEFL internet based test score of 80, with a minimum of 20 in Reading and Writing and 18 in Speaking and Listening; TOEFL paper based test score of 570 with TWE score of 4.5; Cambridge CAE Advanced score of 176 overall with at least 169 in all sub skills; PTE Academic score of Overall 64, minimum score of 55 in each section.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

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