Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology)

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Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology)

University of Adelaide
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Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology) is a 3 years Bachelor program taught at University of Adelaide, . The program is offered in campus-based modes with full Time options. To successfully obtain Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology) from University of Adelaide you are required to complete credit hours. After completion of Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology) you will be able to further continue for advance studies or start career as Biotechnologist, Biotech Expert.

Our Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology) combines traditional science with aspects of engineering and computer science. You will:  

give your experimentation meaning as you learn how to take your discoveries from the lab to the market and broader community

delve into areas like drug development, gene therapy or the identification of biomarkers for cancers

learn how to produce food, drugs and other products

study alongside research-active experts

explore molecular, genetic, animal and plant biology

discover microbial biotechnology and bioprocess engineering

consider social and ethical issues, patents and waste management.

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for admission in Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology) at University of Adelaide for all applicants (Domestic or International) are:

  • program specific academic requirment set by University of Adelaide.
  • English Language OR any other language requirments as set by University of Adelaide as pre-requiste for admission in Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology).

Note: Please check the university website in the link below.

You must have completed at least six months full time equivalent higher education study (the number of courses and units will vary depending on your prior institution however at the University of Adelaide, this equates to 4 courses / 12 units). A Grade Point Average (GPA) is calculated for each separate program you have undertaken (apart from some double degree programs where the GPA is combined). You are ranked on the basis of your best GPA.

Courses Units

You need to complete credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at

More Information

Level I courses provide strong foundations in chemistry, biology, biotechnology applications and bioprocess engineering principles. Core courses at levels 2 and 3 cover important topic areas, such as molecular biology, molecular and structural biochemistry, microbiology, bioseparations and downstream processing, fermentation, bioinformatics, bioprocess economics, bioprocess design and scale-up, intellectual property, regulatory issues, waste management and bioremediation.

Career Opportunities

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