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Master of Biotechnology: Genetics and Genomics


Course Description

This course offers a thorough grounding in state-of-the-art biotechnology in combination with training in enterprise, commercialisation and intellectual property (IP) protection.

Biotechnology is rapidly becoming central to our lives. The use of plants, animals and bacteria, enhanced by areas such as genetics and genomics, gives rise to new food, fibre and chemical production routes, and new strategies for environmental protection and stewardship, all central requirements as the global population increases over the coming decades.

Genetics and Genomics

Advanced studies in current state of the art genomics and genetics techniques, from high throughput systems for analysing 'omic components to advanced bioinformatic components for large data set analyses and database searching.

Key features

Unique set of specialisations in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Environmental Biotechnology, Genetics and Breeding; and Genetics and Genomics. Offers a thorough grounding in state-of-the-art biotechnology in combination with training in enterprise and commercialisation. Utilises the expertise of world-leading research staff in the Faculty of Science and in the UWA Business School - along with Business ‘Angels’ and mentors in biotechnology spin-outs.

Course description, features and facilities

The Master of Biotechnology with a specialisation in Genetics and Genomics provides advanced studies in current state-of-the-art genomics and genetics techniques, from high throughput systems for analysing genomic components, to advanced bioinformatics components, for large data set analyses and database searching.

Career opportunities

The Master of Biotechnology is a cross-disciplinary degree, providing graduates with a unique combination of state-of-the-art science and business skills, in a subject area rapidly expanding as society faces increasingly significant population pressures.

Graduates will be ready to compete internationally in a range of roles – from large multi-nationals and spinout companies, to governmental organisations and international research laboratories – or start companies of their own.

Visit the Master of Biotechnology: Genetics and Genomics page on the University of Western Australia website for more details!

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Entry Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA.

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