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B.Sc. On Campus


Flinders University

36 months
36500 AUD/year
8182 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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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 Biotechnology degree from Flinders University is underpinned by knowledge in entrepreneurial and corporate biotechnology. 

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Why study Biotechnology degree from Flinders University

  • 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

Your career 

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.

Potential occupations include:

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

Potential employers include:

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Evolution of Biological Diversity 
  • Molecular Basis of Life  
  • Biotechnology  
  • Nature of STEM 
  • Biostatistics  
  • Chemical Structure and Bonding  
  • Chemistry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


108 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 074771M 

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36500 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    8182 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8182 AUD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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