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Master of Biotechnology
Master of Biotechnology (Honours)
Graduate Certificate of Biotechnology
Biotechnology is an exciting and emerging industry sector that covers molecular biology, human and animal health, pharmaceuticals environment, agriculture, medical devices, nanotechnology and related sciences and manufacturing, together with the associated business, regulatory, and intellectual property skills. It is one of the fastest growing scientific sectors and industries.
Deakin University's postgraduate biotechnology program has been introduced in response to the demand for multi-skilled biotechnologists in Australia and overseas. The courses will equip you with a thorough understanding of the very latest techniques and emerging developments in the exciting and innovative area of biotechnology.
You will benefit from the state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge research at the Geelong Technology Precinct while you undertake broad studies that cover biopharmaceuticals, drug development and clinical trials, medical devices, medical biotechnology, stem cells, regenerative medicine, applied agricultural biotechnology, food biotechnology, bio-processing, industrial biotechnology, environmental biotechnology, nanotechnology, frontier techniques in biotechnology including RNAi and Microarray, global and Australian regulatory schemes, intellectual property laws and commercialisation, venture capital and capital raising.
Lectures and laboratory sessions are provided by industry experts. The program's distinctive blend of applied science and management focused units ensures that graduates are highly employable, with the ability to work in industrial, innovative, regulatory, emerging and commercial biotechnology sectors.
As a Deakin Biotechnology student you will graduate with knowledge, skills and experience in biotechnology that can be applied in both research and commercial environments.
You will graduate with excellent practical skills in small to large commercial scale biotechnology production, which can be applied to real-world bioinnovation, bioentrepreneurship and biomanagement.
These skills are in high demand worldwide and markets are developing rapidly in Australia and the entire Asia Pacific region.
Biotechnology graduates can expect to work with biopharmaceutical companies, medical devices companies, hospitals, medical institutions, agricultural companies, government departments and institutes, CSIRO, regulatory bodies, stock exchange, business management companies and intellectual property law companies.
You will have exposure to the world-class research that is being carried out at the Geelong Technology Precinct at Deakin University's Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus. The precinct is a cluster for scientific and technological research and houses Deakin University's Institute for Technology Research and Innovation (ITRI), with its modern laboratory facilities (see www.deakin.edu.au/gtp).
You will also have access to state-of-the-art facilities providing valuable hands-on experience with the latest equipment and techniques.
Deakin University's postgraduate Biotechnology program has been developed using input from Australian and global industry leaders. You benefit from a program that is up-to-date and relevant to the demands of the modern biotechnology industry.
The courses have a strong industry focus, providing you with the opportunity to undertake a major project in a biotechnology related area. Industry experts provide guest lectures on the latest developments and emerging techniques.
Our Advisory Board membership includes personnel from widely diverse and highly respected organisations such as:
For complete information on course structures and prerequisites refer to the Deakin course search website.
Contact us at the School of Life and Environmental Sciences