Master of BiotechnologyCareer
Apply your knowledge of living systems to address challenges in the environment, health (infectious disease) or food science.As a graduate of this program you will be able to move into a number of fields including medical and pharmaceutical research, or food science (production and modification).
As a graduate of this program you will 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.
Master of Biotechnology (Clinical Microbiology) graduates find employment in hospital and private diagnostic labs, research labs, or biotechnology companies.
Master of Biotechnology (Food Science) graduates find a wide range of employment opportunities in the food industry.
Professional recognition and accreditation
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