Bachelor of Biotechnology and Medical Research with Honours (K4L)

Overview  2019

ATAR

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Duration

Minimum 1 Years, up to a maximum of 3 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2

Commonwealth Supported places available

ATAR

No Guaranteed Entry ATAR

Guaranteed Entry ATAR

Achievement of a specified ATAR will guarantee acceptance into a course or institution, subject to any non-ATAR criteria being met, such as a prerequisite study or English language proficiency.

:
See entry requirements

Duration

Minimum 1 Years
Entry requirements

Location

Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2

This course will extend the BBiotechMedRes course to provide a year's training in research, through the opportunity to participate in an in-depth research project and other research-relevant activities. This experience will equip them with advanced knowledge, skills, competencies and awareness in preparation for careers in biomedical research, biotechnology and related areas. They will have learned to access and critically evaluate scientific literature, and gained substantial practical experience in the application of relevant experimental design principles, experimental techniques, and approaches to data analysis and presentation. They will also gain experience in communication of research results through preparation of a written thesis and oral presentations. They will also gain a broader understanding of important approaches and issues in contemporary biotechnology and medical research.

Career outcomes

Professional Recognition

The Bachelor of Biotechnology and Medical Research is not limited to a single professionaldiscipline, but is designed to provide a scientifically rigorous basis for biomedical research and related areas of science.

Course structure

For Full Time Students:

Please enrol in Honours A (25%) and B (25%) in one semester and Honours C (25%) and D (25%) in the following semester.

For Part Time Students:

Please enrol in Honours A (25%) in one semester, followed by Honours B (25%) in the following semester and so on.

* Students enrol sequentially i.e. Unit A, then Unit B irrespective of the semester in which they start.

Chemistry

The honours program in chemistry is a one-year course, comprising broad training associated with a research-based project and some advanced coursework. The whole program is conducted under the KRA426 - 429 (for BSc) or KRA438 - 441 (for BBiotechMedRes) unit…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Microbiology

Students are expected to undertake advanced level, formal study as directed by the supervisor and are required to present a thesis on an approved topic as described under the course structure. The thesis component will represent 50% to 80% depending…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Plant Science

blank_pageIs designed to provide the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in research oriented towards biotechnology, beyond that experienced in an undergraduate degree course. Students are assessed in the following and are required: (a) to carry out an intensive research…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Medical Research

Aims: (i) to provide a year's training in research, in order to give students a competitive edge in seeking employment in biomedical research laboratories and departments requiring skills in epidemiological and population health research; and (ii) to provide students with…

Credit Points: 50

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Aims: i) to provide a year's training in research, in order to give students a competitive edge in seeking employment in biomedical research laboratories and departments requiring skills in epidemiological and population health research; and ii) to provide students with…

Credit Points: 50

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Entry requirements

The prerequisite for this course is a BBiotechMedRes (73S) degree at this University or equivalent qualification at another approved tertiary institution. Candidates would normally be expected to obtain at least a credit average in their third year units. Candidature is subject to appropriate supervision being available for the thesis topic approved by the relevant Faculty and subject to satisfying the prerequisites required for the chosen field of study.

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Domestic students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place will be charged a fee based on the number of units a student enrols in. In 2019, this fee is $44.70 per unit. In 2019, the maximum charge for full time students is $298.

International students

2019 Total Course Fee (international students): $31,950 AUD*.

Course cost based on a rate of $31,950 AUD per standard, full-time year of study (100 credit points).

* Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

International students

International students are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the annual rate. International students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

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