Biotechnology - M4031

Biotechnology

Graduate certificate

The Graduate Certificate of Biotechnology integrates biotechnology and entrepreneurship through a range of multidisciplinary coursework units. You will be taught theoretical knowledge and practical skills in contemporary fields of biotechnology, and the processes involved in obtaining research funding and translating biomedical products from lab to life.

At a glance

Course Details

Location
  • Off-campus: Part time
Start date
First Semester (February), Second Semester (July)
Qualification
Graduate Certificate of Biotechnology
Course Handbook

Entry Requirements

This course is not available to international students who are holders of an Australian student visa, for study onshore in Australia. However, holders of some other categories of Australian visas living in Australia, and students studying off-campus by distance learning (where this option is available) and living outside of Australia, may be eligible for this course.

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

Minimum Entry Requirements (International students)

Qualifications

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 entry requirements

Level B
IELTS (Academic): 6.5 Overall score, with minimum band scores: Listening 6.5, Reading 6.5, Writing 6.0 and Speaking 6.0 Pearson Test of English (Academic):  58 Overall score, with minimum scores: Listening 58, Reading 58, Speaking 50 and Writing 50TOEFL Internet-based test: 79 Overall score, with minimum scores: Reading 19, Listening 20, Speaking 18 and Writing 21 Equivalent approved English test

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

The course comprises 24 points of core biotechnology studies.

Course progression map

The course progression map provides guidance on unit enrolment for each semester of study.

Making the application

Future students

Semester one (February)

Apply directly to Monash using course code M4031.

Apply

Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash using course code M4031.

Apply

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

Fees are subject to change annually.

International fee

Total fee for this 24 credit point (6 month full-time) course.

A$22,900

The equivalent fee for a 48 credit point (12 month full-time) course would be A$45,800

Scholarships

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.