Master of BiotechnologyCareer
Apply your knowledge of living systems to challenges in areas ranging from the environment to infectious disease and food science.
As a graduate of this program, you will be able to move into advanced areas of the biotechnology industry, equipped with skills in gene and protein technologies, bioinformatics, and in various microbiology and food science disciplines. These skills are in high demand within the diverse biotechnology sector.
The Master of Biotechnology (Clinical Microbiology) graduates find employment in hospital and private diagnostic labs, research labs, or biotechnology companies.
The Master of Biotechnology (Food Science) graduates find a wide range of employment opportunities in the food industry.
The specialisations within this program are validated and advised by an industry panel comprising practising professionals who meet regularly to review the contents of each discipline.
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.