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Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Chemical) with Bachelor of Biotechnology

University of Adelaide

60 months
46000 AUD/year
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Chemical engineering and biotechnology are fast-evolving industries with huge potential for improving global health and wellbeing. By taking the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Chemical) with Bachelor of Biotechnology program from University of Adelaide, you’ll gain interdisciplinary experience and be well prepared for leading-edge careers feeding, fuelling and healing the world.


What will you do?

  • Use knowledge and skills from engineering, chemistry, maths and biology to produce chemicals, fuel, drugs, and food.
  • Experiment with protein separation, fermentation, genomics and proteomics.
  • Benefit from tours, projects, and placements with companies like PepsiCo, Smiths Crisps, Jurlique, and BHP.
  • Complete an eight-week practical engineering experience.

This is a 5-year Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Chemical) with Bachelor of Biotechnology program from University of Adelaide, not combined degree. You’ll graduate with two separate parchments, a greater scope of career prospects and a competitive edge in the job market.


Graduates qualify for professional membership of Engineers Australia. The degree programme has been accredited by IChemE .

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Biotechnology 
  • Process Fluid Mechanics
  • Material Science and Engineering
  • Biochem (Biotech): Molecular and Cell Biology
  • Biochemistry (Biotechnology): Metabolism
  • Molecular and Structural Biology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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General requirements

CRICOS code: 082079J

  • SACE Stage 2: Mathematical Methods , Specialist Mathematics and Chemistry.
  • IB: Mathematics: Analysis and Approaches (HL) and Chemistry (SL grade 4/ HL grade 3) MathTrackX is an online bridging program available as a recognised alternative to Mathematical Methods.
  • Selection Rank (International) 80
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) 29
  • Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) 19
  • United Entrance Certificate (UEC) [Malaysia] 15
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level 9
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) 75%

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 46000 AUD per year during 60 months.

Commonwealth-supported place: $7,845

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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