Bachelor of Biotechnology (Honours) (UG:Bachelor (Hons))

University of Newcastle, Australia Australia

Cricos: 00109J

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The award
UG:Bachelor (Hons)

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
find out

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
February

International course fees
AUD 35280 per year

All study options

About Bachelor of Biotechnology (Honours) at University of Newcastle, Australia

The Bachelor of Biotechnology (Honours) is a one year full-time (or equivalent part-time) program that allows students to further develop their specific areas of interest. This degree prepares students for careers in biotechnology as well as providing a pathway into Research Higher Degree studies.

On successful completion of the program students will have:

  • In-depth knowledge and ability to undertake further study and research in Biotechnology.
  • Ability to develop, construct and manage a research project in Biotechnology.
  • Critically and independently reflect and analyse project results.
  • Ability to communicate a convincing and reasoned scientific argument at a level and style appropriate to the audience and to report scientific findings in an oral and substantial written format.
  • Ability to work on an advanced scientific activity both autonomously and collaboratively.
  • Ethical awareness, professional practice and awareness of the relationship between Biotechnology and society.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardUG:Bachelor (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsFebruaryDomestic course fees find outInternational course feesAUD 35280 per year

Entry requirements

Applicants must have successfully completed the Bachelor of Biotechnology or Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology) or equivalent program with a minimum GPA of 5.0 (credit grade average) calculated from:

  • Across the entire degree program; or
  • Across a major in the proposed discipline of study, if that degree program includes such a major; or
  • Across 80 units of 3000 level courses (which must include at least 40 units of 3000 level courses in the major where a major exists); or
  • Where the applicant has completed less than 80 units at 3000 level, a GPA of 5.5 calculated from at least 60 units of 3000 level courses (which must include at least 40 units of 3000 level courses in the major where a major exists).

In exceptional circumstances, the above requirements may be varied with permission of the Head of School and Pro Vice-Chancellor.

No more than two years must have elapsed since completion of the undergraduate degree.

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