Biological Engineering

This specialisation allows you to engage in engineering which draws on biology to undertake transformations of materials such as: biopharmaceutical production, microbial water treatment, enzymes; fermentation and advanced biotechnology, and transformation of primarily biological materials such as cellulose and covers both fundamentals and the latest developments in the field.

The specialisation will equip you with advanced skills necessary for the growing food and beverage, biopharmaceutical production, fermentation, waste reuse, water processing, bioenergy and bioplastics sectors.

The specialisation is suitable for new graduates, professionals and managers who want to develop advanced theoretical and applied knowledge in biological engineering.

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For more information on the core common and specialist units available in this specialisation and the masters degree structure, see the course map and handbook.

Deanne Heier

The masters course has helped me realise the potential for industry to produce sustainable, high value bio-products and I’ve developed valuable connections with other students from across the industry.

Deanne Heier
masters student

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