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    Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology)

    Flinders University

    Flinders University


    Australia, Adelaide

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    Key Facts

    Program Level


    Study Type

    Full Time


    On Campus

    Course Code



    Bedford Park

    Program Language


    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake DeadlinesMarch-2025
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    Duration 3 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 40,200  / year
    Next Intake March-2025

    Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology)


    Learn how living organisms can benefit people and the environment. Be prepared to work as a professional in one of the most exciting areas of modern science by combining theory and specialised practical training in the life sciences with the study of related business, legal, ethical and social issues. The degree is underpinned by knowledge in entrepreneurial and corporate biotechnology.

    • Choose from a medical biotechnology or molecular biotechnology stream
    • Practical lab sessions prepare you for a scientific career
    • No background in science required, just an inquiring mind
      Unique topics in foundations in microbiology and bioscience from the bench to the community – if you choose the molecular biotechnology stream
    • Understand science in the global market through commercialisation, entrepreneurship, financial management and business
    • Offers research project placements within the University, Flinders Medical Centre and the biotechnology industry


    Entry Requirements

    The minimum entry requirement is comparable to an ATAR of 65, please note that some Flinders programs require higher than a comparable ATAR of 65. For further information please see the individual requirements for programs on the course listings.

    Secondary schooling in Australia - using your ATAR

    If you completed your secondary education in Australia with an ATAR, please refer to the international Undergraduate entry requirements (PDF).

    Prerequisite subject requirements

    Some courses may have additional entry requirements, such as prerequisite subjects or knowledge in a particular area. For further information please see the individual requirements for programs on the course listings.

    Credit for previous university studies is granted at the discretion of the faculty that administers a chosen course. If you are seeking credit or exemption you will need to provide detailed subject outlines of studies completed.

    If you do not meet the necessary academic requirements you may enrol in a Foundation Program at Flinders International Study Centre (FISC).


    English Program Requirements

    If you don’t meet our English language entry requirements and need to improve your English language proficiency, you can do so through our approved English Language Instruction Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) providers. This means that you can attend the required English language tuition at approved ELICOS providers and gain direct entry into university without an IELTS or TOEFL test.


    Biotechnology is changing the world around us and is considered the growth technology of the 21st Century – with job opportunities to match. It is an exciting field of science that combines aspects of medicine and biology. The possible applications are almost endless – from the diagnosis and treatment of human diseases and improved production of therapeutic agents to the development of enhanced crop species, transgenic organisms for new drugs, biosensors for environmental pollutants and improved waste treatment processes.

  • biotechnologist
  • bioanalytical quality assurance associate
  • biodiscovery research officer
  • graduate research assistant
  • medical information associate.

  • Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics
  • Bionomics
  • Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
  • Murdoch Children's Research Institute
  • Novozymes.
  • Fee Information

    +estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load

    Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
    Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 40,200 

    How to Apply

    • Select your course
    • Check entry requirements.
    • Check your eligibility for credit.
    • Apply online
    • Obtain certified documents.
    • Submit your application and documents.
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