Bachelor of Biotechnology (Honours)

Study Discipline: Medical & Health Sciences
Study Programme Details
City: Brisbane
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree


12 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a journey of innovation and discovery with our Bachelor of Biotechnology (Honours) program. Join a community of forward-thinkers and pioneers who are shaping the future of health, agriculture, and beyond.

In this program, you’ll delve into cutting-edge research and explore new frontiers in biotechnology. Through hands-on experience and specialized training, you’ll develop the skills and knowledge needed to pioneer groundbreaking solutions to global challenges.


The Bachelor of Biotechnology (Honours) program offers a unique opportunity to pursue independent research in various fields, including Chemical and Nano Biotechnology, Medical Biotechnology, Molecular and Microbial Biotechnology, Agricultural Biotechnology, and Synthetic Biology and Industrial Biotechnology.

Guided by leading researchers, you’ll gain invaluable insights into emerging research fields and develop expertise that is highly sought after in Australia’s thriving life sciences sector. Whether you aspire to a career in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, food, medical, or agricultural technology industries, or wish to further your research ambitions, our program equips you with the skills and knowledge to succeed.

Admission Requirements

  • Hold a Bachelor of Biotechnology (or equivalent) with a minimum GPA of 4.0 on a 7-point scale.
  • Achieve a GPA of at least 4.5 for 8 units of courses at level 3 or higher relevant to the honours project.
  • Secure an honours project and supervisor.
  • Satisfy any additional requirements set by the head of school.

English language proficiency must be demonstrated through one of the following:

  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6.
  • TOEFL iBT – Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21, speaking 19.
  • PTE Academic – Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub-bands.
  • BE – A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills.
  • CES – Overall 176 and 169 in all sub-bands.
  • OET is not accepted.
  • Agricultural Biotechnology
  • Chemical and Nano Biotechnology
  • Medical Biotechnology
  • Molecular and Microbial Biotechnology

Annual fee:

  • International:AUD $48,160
  • Domestic:$9,870

Future Career Outcomes

Our Bachelor of Biotechnology (Honours) program prepares you for a diverse range of career opportunities in the rapidly evolving field of biotechnology. Through hands-on experience and specialized training, you’ll develop the skills and knowledge needed to excel in roles such as research scientist, biotechnologist, pharmaceutical consultant, and more.

Visa Requirements:

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