Biotechnology and Business

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Foreign:$ 24 k / Year(s) Deadline: Aug 17, 2024
195 place StudyQA ranking:5343 Duration:1 year

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This course will provide you with advanced skills in biotechnology, as well as the opportunity to acquire sought-after business skills, so that you’re well equipped for a business and management career in a science-based organisation, commercial institution or in government.

Key features

  • You’ll develop knowledge and skills in areas including molecular biology, protein biochemistry, proteomics and applied microbiology.
  • You’ll have an opportunity to participate in a biotechnology industry internship so you’re able to build connections between theoretical knowledge and practical application.
  • You’ll learn from experts in chemistry and biomolecular sciences, biological sciences, computing and statistics.
  • You’ll study a wide selection of business units across a range of disciplines.
  • You’ll advance your skills in critical thinking, experimental design and writing for peer-reviewed scientific literature.

Those looking to combine rigorous and disciplined laboratory, analytical and research skills with commercial application and R&D.  Graduates are in demand across a number of research application, IP and related bio-technology industries.  

General requirements

  • Credit Points Minimum number 64 ECTS

  • Minimum number of credit points at 600 level 8 ECTS

  • Minimum number of credit points at 800 level or above 56 ECTS 

Specific minimum requirements:

The following outlines the units (subjects) to be studied within this master

600 LEVEL

  • Principles of Accounting 
  • Principles of Finance 
  • Work, Organisation and Management 
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Marketing Management 

800 LEVEL

  • Bioethics and Biotechnology 
  • Protein Discovery and Analysis 
  • Functional Proteomics
  • Molecular Biology and Genomics 
  • Molecular and Medical Biotechnology 
  • Contemporary Business Issues 
  • Information Systems in Business 

 

Minimum admission requirements 

• Australian level 7 bachelor's qualification or recognised equivalent in relevant field with a substantial laboratory component 
• Minimum GPA 4.75 (out of 7.0)

English language requirements

IELTS of 6.5 overall with minimum 6.0 in each band, or equivalent

All applicants for undergraduate or postgraduate coursework studies at Macquarie University are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English.

You may satisfy the English language requirements if you have completed: senior secondary studies equivalent to the NSW HSC one year of Australian or comparable tertiary study in a country of qualification 

The university offers scholarships to students to address financial need or hardship, academic excellence, sporting achievement and in recognition of outstanding character. It can also provide financial assistance with loans and grants to students who have difficulty with basic living expenses and help with fees. Each year Macquarie University awards around $2.5 million in scholarships, most of which are given on the basis of financial need or other hardship. 

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