Biotechnology program

Melbourne is an internationally recognised biotechnology hub and has the highest concentration of biotechnology companies and research clusters in Australia.

Our program has a strong emphasis on the development of laboratory based skills for which the university is equipped with excellent facilities. In addition, the smaller class sizes allow students to receive personalised attention.

This program will give you the opportunity to experience biotechnology through both classroom and practical laboratory settings to help prepare you for a successful career in the field.

Program structure

To receive the Certificate, you must successfully complete four units of study (courses) in one semester.

Semester 1

Semester 2

Entry requirements

To be part of the Study Abroad Certificate program, students must have:

  • completed one year of tertiary study
  • fulfilled their home institution’s academic requirements for overseas study
  • have a 2.5 Grade Point Average on a 4.0 scale
  • provided documentation supporting their English language proficiency.

Key dates

  • Semester 1: February to June
  • Semester 2: July to November

Contact your International Programs Office for application closing dates.

Contact us

For more detail about the Certificate in Biotechnology, contact the Victoria Abroad team:

Phone: +61 3 9919 1921 | +61 3 9919 1319

Download Biotechnology brochure