The growing demand on resources from an increasing global population means that there are many career opportunities for skilled and experienced scientists in the biotechnology industry.
Research and development managers need savvy scientists with core technical skills, knowledge of commercial imperatives and current regulatory environments.
Choose UQs Master of Biotechnology to update your scientific technical skills and knowledge in core areas such as molecular biology, intellectual property management and quality systems management, and to acquire research laboratory experience. The program is also suitable if you are a legal or business professional with some scientific background and want to learn about the latest technological developments.
During your studies you will receive comprehensive training in scientific disciplines underpinning the biotechnology industry and research through advanced lectures, projects and directed study. You will develop skills in research methodology, as well as receive training in the special requirements to undertake research in the biotechnology industry and the opportunity to undertake a biotechnology research project.
You will graduate with a thorough understanding of a broad range of modern biotechnologies, the commercialisation of products and marketing, the business environment including business planning and project management, and how research and development are undertaken in industry settings.
Postgraduate study in biotechnology will enhance your career opportunities in a variety of industrial and service sectors, including health, agriculture, diagnostics, the environment, forestry, the law and commerce. You can pursue a career in areas such as:
This program provides comprehensive training in scientific disciplines underpinning the biotechnology industry and research through advanced lectures, projects and directed study. Students gain an introduction to research methodology; training in the special requirements for undertaking research in the biotechnology industry; and the opportunity to undertake a major biotechnology research project.
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