Master of Biotechnology

RMIT University
Melbourne, Australia
Master's Degree
Study mode
2 years
February July
Tuition fee (local)
USD 45,235
Tuition fee (foreign)
USD 49,613

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Entry Requirements

  • All applicants are required to have a bachelor degree in any discipline, or at least 3 years work experience or professional practice in media production.
  • A minimum IELTS (Academic module) overall score of 6.5, with no band less than 6.0, or equivalent.  


Major Streams
Master of Biotechnology (Clinical Microbiology)
This degree focuses on microbes that cause infectious disease, and how to identify, diagnose and treat the microbes and the diseases they cause. Typically, students will find employment in hospital and private diagnostic labs, research labs, or Biotechnology companies.

Master of Biotechnology (Food Microbiology)
This focuses on Food Safety, and the detection and prevention of food contamination by microbes, in particular bacteria. Employment opportunities are available in food companies and in regulatory bodies.

Master of Biotechnology (Food Science)
Many aspects of Food Science are covered in this degree, including food composition, food safety, product development and many others. A wide range of employment opportunities in the diverse food industry are available for graduates.

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