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University of Adelaide, Australia, Adelaide

Science (Biotechnology), B.Sc.

  • Science (Biotechnology), B.Sc.
  • Full-time
  • Duration : 3 years

Student Type

Indicative Fees

AUD 8,775

Study mode

On Campus


Course Highlights

The modern biotechnology field is constantly evolving. It uses many current technologies such as protein production and purification, genomics and combinational chemistry to produce foods, drugs and other products.

Career Opportunities

Career options for social sciences graduates: jobs you can do with a degree in economics, geography, history, law, politics, psychology, sociology etc. If you are graduating with a degree in social sciences, you may find there is a limited number of careers in which your subject is an essential requirement. However, there will be many areas in which your qualification can be an advantage.Careers for social science graduates Some of the areas employing social science graduates are: accountancy advertising/marketing banking and insurance business management economics local government management consultancy market research media politics psychology retail and sales teaching and lecturing tourism town planning.

Course Overview

The Bachelor of Sciences (Biotechnology) provides training in both the molecular basis for biotechnology and the bioprocess technology required for the development of biotechnology products. The program is based around the recognised research strengths of the University of Adelaide in molecular biology, animal, plant and microbial biotechnology, structural biology and bioprocess engineering. It provides students with a unique cross disciplinary approach, which incorporates expertise from the Faculty of Sciences and the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences. Employment opportunities exist for graduates in: biomedical biotechnology, medical diagnostics and vaccine discovery development of genetically modified organisms ethics and regulatory organisations innovative and laboratory research science management of biotechnology industries and enterprises patent law (with appropriate qualifications) pharmaceutical industries plant and animal breeding and improvement


Programme Structure Courses include: Biology: Molecules, Genes and Cells Introduction to Biotechnology Chemistry Biology: Human Perspectives Foundations of Chemistry Principles of Biotechnology Microbiology (Biotechnology) Biotechnology Practice



Academic Entry Requirement

Academic Requirements Domestic applicants 2015 CSP ATAR: 74.6 2015 CSP IB: 25 International applicants International ATAR: 75 IB: 25 IELTS Overall: 6

English Entry Requirement


Contact Details

University of Adelaide



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