Master of Molecular Biology Research Extensive

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

Master's degree


18 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on an exciting journey at the forefront of molecular biology research with the MASTER OF Molecular Biology Research Extensive program. Designed to provide you with a head start in the field, this program offers a unique opportunity to enhance your technical and research skills through immersive laboratory experiences spanning 2 or 3 semesters.

Whether you choose to conduct your research within university laboratories, collaborate with industry partners, or explore placements in various organizations, you’ll gain invaluable insights and hands-on experience under the guidance of experienced academics and industry professionals.


Delve into the latest advancements in molecular biology with a curriculum that covers a diverse range of topics, including protein engineering, artificial evolution, enzymology, bioinformatics, and more. Learn how to formulate hypotheses, design experiments, and execute research projects while adhering to Australian safety standards.

Benefit from regular consultations with your supervisor, allowing you to track your progress, receive feedback, and refine your research skills. In your final semester, showcase your scientific communication abilities by presenting your findings in a peer-reviewed scientific journal, preparing you for a successful career in molecular biology research.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline
  • GPA of 5.5 on a 7-point scale in previous qualification
  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6.
  • TOEFL iBT (including Paper Edition) – Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21, and 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.
  • Advanced Molecular Biology Laboratory
  • Advanced Protein Technology
  • Advanced Genomics and Bioinformatics
  • Immunology and Infectious Diseases
  • Concepts in Bioinformatics

Annual fee:

  • International:AUD $48,160
  • Domestic: $8,950

Future Career Outcomes

Our program equips graduates with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in various roles within academia, industry, and government sectors. Alumni have pursued successful careers as research scientists, laboratory managers, and biotechnology analysts, contributing to groundbreaking discoveries and advancements in molecular biology research. With a strong emphasis on practical training and research experience, our graduates are well-prepared to meet the demands of the ever-evolving job market in molecular biology.

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