Biotechnology - M6030
Expert master degree
The Master of Biotechnology integrates biotechnology and entrepreneurship through a range of multidisciplinary coursework, research and work-integrated units in modern areas of studies.
Biotechnology revolutionises how we tackle global health issues, like combating disease, understanding our genetic makeup and harnessing our body’s regenerative potential. With this course you will explore the processes involved in funding research and translating biotechnological products from lab to life
Why study a Master of Biotechnology course at Monash?
Study biotechnology and learn from world leaders at the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) and get hands-on training in medical biotechnology and opportunities to apply this to an industry placement or research project. Monash is home to a vibrant technology precinct, neighboured by CSIRO and the Australian Synchrotron. Be part of this biotechnology hub, with access to cutting edge labs and research platforms
As part of your degree, you’ll have the opportunity to complete a six-month industry placement with a pharmaceutical, medical device, life science or regulatory organisation. Through your industry placement, you’ll build your future career networks.
Monash is recognised globally for research excellence. As part of the Master of Biotechnology you can choose to complete a research project in regenerative medicine or medical biotechnology, where you’ll be matched with an expert supervisor. Completing the research stream of this course can be used as a pathway to a PhD.
- Specialised Therapeutics
- Western Health
Monash Technology Precinct
The Monash Technology Precinct is one of the largest and most diverse technology and innovation clusters in the world. It brings together clinical, scientific and technical expertise and is home to a thriving biotech and medtech ecosystem. This enables Monash and our partners to drive the development of new devices and therapies to improve patient care.
Career Opportunities in Biotechnology
Our graduates can pursue work in a range of areas, including:
- Biotechnology companies and start-ups
- Medical device companies
- Patents offices
- Pharmaceutical companies
- Regenerative medicine
- Regulatory agencies.
At a glance
|Depending on prior qualifications, this course can be completed in 1 or 2 years (full time)|
|First Semester (February), Second Semester (July)|
|Master of Biotechnology|