Advance your scientific career by gaining experience in the rapidly-expanding field of biotechnology. As a graduate of this course, you will be able to move into specialised areas of the biotechnology industry, equipped with skills in gene and protein technologies, bioinformatics, and in various microbiology and food science disciplines.
You’ll be able to focus on studying the microbes that cause infectious disease or cover food chemistry, safety, and product development.
The theoretical elements of the course are complemented by a large component of hands-on laboratory practicals where you’ll have the opportunity to analyse real-world data.
As a graduate, you can apply for membership of one or more of the following professional societies, depending on which courses you've studied:
- Australian Society for Microbiology
- Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
- American Society for Microbiology
- British Mycological Society
- Australian Institute of Biology
- International Society for Human and Animal Mycology
- Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
- Asian Fisheries Society
- World Aquaculture Society
- Zoological Society of London
- Australasian Society for Ecotoxicology
- Australian Society for Limnology