• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
This Biotechnology and Medical Research with Honours course at University of Tasmania will extend the BBiotechMedRes course to provide a year's training in research, through the opportunity to participate in an in-depth research project and other research-relevant activities.


This experience will equip them with advanced knowledge, skills, competencies and awareness in preparation for careers in biomedical research, biotechnology and related areas. 

They will have learned to access and critically evaluate scientific literature, and gained substantial practical experience in the application of relevant experimental design principles, experimental techniques, and approaches to data analysis and presentation.

They will also gain experience in communication of research results through preparation of a written thesis and oral presentations with this Biotechnology and Medical Research with Honours course at University of Tasmania. They will also gain a broader understanding of important approaches and issues in contemporary biotechnology and medical research.


The Bachelor of Biotechnology and Medical Research is not limited to a single professionaldiscipline, but is designed to provide a scientifically rigorous basis for biomedical research and related areas of science.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: We recommend that students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Research available 

  • Biotechnology and Medical Research Honours in Chemistry 
  • Biotechnology and Medical Research Honours in Microbiology 
  • Biotechnology and Medical Research Honours in Plant Science

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

The prerequisite for this course is a BBiotechMedRes (73S) degree at this University or equivalent qualification at another approved tertiary institution. 

Candidates would normally be expected to obtain at least a credit average in their third year units. Candidature is subject to appropriate supervision being available for the thesis topic approved by the relevant Faculty and subject to satisfying the prerequisites required for the chosen field of study.

CRICOS: 080301B

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30500 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

Living costs for Hobart

  • 1204 - 2010 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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