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Science, Engineering and Technology




Bachelor - Combined


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Associate degree



2013 Bachelor of Biotechnology(S3V)

Responsible faculty or institute:
Science, Engineering and Technology (principal)
Campus(es) Offered:
Course Duration: Minimum 3 yrs, Maximum 8 yrs.
Course Contact (faculty or school):

Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology (03) 6226 2125


This three-year (minimum) full-time or part-time course is offered by the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology and is available at Hobart.

Admission & Prerequisites

Minimum university entrance requirements plus TCE pre-tertiary Chemistry (CHM315109) and Mathematics (MTM315109 or MTA315109). For students who have not successfully completed the above chemistry or mathematics subjects, the prerequisite will be met if the student successfully completes the appropriate foundation unit offered by the University of Tasmania.

Subject prerequisites apply within the degree.

Course Objectives

This course specifically aims to equip students with the knowledge, skills, competencies and awareness in preparation for employment in industry and research organizations working in the expanding biotechnology sector as well as for research in higher degrees.

Articulation to/from Course

Credit for relevant units will be given to transferring students.

It is intended that the BBiotech will articulate into the Bachelor of Biotechnology with Honours in an appropriate discipline.

Professional Recognition

Graduates may be eligible for membership of a number of professional organisations.

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