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Graduate Certificate of Biotechnology

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Award granted Graduate Certificate of Biotechnology
CampusOffered at Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Duration 0.5 year full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code061321M
Deakin course codeS572

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Course overview

This cutting-edge course provides hands-on experience of the latest techniques in biotechnology research as well as up-to-date bio-processing and production technologies involving mammalian cells, stem cells and other cultures.


Graduates may choose to articulate into the Master of Biotechnology or Master of Biotechnology (Honours). 

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  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

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Course rules

Students are required to complete 4 credit points of study from the list below.

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Course structure

Select 4 units from the list below.


SIT764 Project Management (B, G, X)  

SLE719 Toxicology and Biohazards (X)  

SEB711 Developing Innovation (G, X)  

SLE725 Environmental Management Systems (X)  

SLE735 Industrial Applications of Science (G)  

SLE720 Risk Assessment and Control (X, ONLINE)  

SEB712 Managing Innovation (G, X)  


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