Biomedical Science and Commercialisation - M4030

Biomedical Science and Commercialisation

Graduate certificate

Combine your scientifc background with an entrepreneurial mindset with the Graduate Certifcate of Biomedical Science and Commercialisation.

In this course, you’ll learn how biomedicine discoveries are taken from bench to market and about current health challenges in Australia. Build your knowledge in the areas of stem cells and regenerative medicine and the discoveries that underpin research translation of these fields.

At Monash, we have a strong track record in research commercialisation and collaborate with global industry partners like Janssen, Roche and GSK. You’ll learn from leaders at the forefront of biomedical research and experts in business and entrepreneurship.

We’re home to a community of changemakers, with a number of startups and spinouts based on our Clayton campus. There’s plenty of opportunities to hone your business skills and explore the pathway from innovation to commercialisation.

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At a glance

Course Details

Please note: This course is being offered under the Government’s new Priority Places Package, and will not be offered in 2022.
Start date
Second Semester (July)
Graduate Certificate of Biomedical Science and Commercialisation
Course Handbook

Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Minimum Entry Requirements (Domestic students)


An Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a relevant area of study* with at least a credit (60%) average.

*Areas of study include a Bachelor’s degree in one of the following:

  • Biomedical Science
  • Science/Applied Science with a major in (biochemistry, Biotechnology, Developmental biology, Human Biology, Marine Biology, Human Pathology, Genetics, Pharmacology, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Physiology and Zoology)
  • Nutrition Sciences,
  • Dietetics
  • Veterinary Science
  • Medical Engineering
  • Pharmacy
  • Bioengineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Life Science
  • Clinical Medicine
  • Dental Science/Dentistry
  • Bioinformatics

English requirements

Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Making the application

Future students

Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash using course code M4030.


This course will commence 26 July 2021

Current Monash students

You may apply to transfer from another Monash course. Transfers are a competitive process. You may apply mid-year for available courses however consideration will be given as to whether you will be able to follow your course progression.

Please note that if you apply for a course transfer, you should still enrol in your current course as if you were continuing so as not to jeopardise your enrolment in the Faculty if your transfer application is unsuccessful. More about Course Transfer...

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page


Fees are subject to change annually.

Full fee

Fees are per 48 credit points which represents a standard full-time course load for a year.


Fee assistance

As a full fee-paying student, you may be eligible to apply for the optional FEE-HELP to assist you to pay all or part of your tuition fees.

Fee information specific to this course

The Commonwealth Government has allocated Commonwealth Supported Places for this course for the 2021 calendar year only.

Only full fee places will be offered from 2022.


We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other costs and fees

For information on other study costs and fees, see other study costs.