When you study a biotechnology degree at Swinburne, you’ll learn the fundamental processes behind living organisms, and how they can be used to create practical and commercial products and services.

In our biotech courses, we delve into the science behind the technology, including microbiology, statistics and more. We also teach you how to apply your knowledge in business, communication and analytical contexts. 

Learning biotechnology gives you the skills to turn new findings into innovations that could positively change our world forever.

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  • Swinburne student, Denver with Julie Bishop at photo presentation for the New Colombo Plan scholarship.

    STUDENT SUCCESS

    Swinburne student awarded scholarship

    Swinburne science student Denver Linklater has been awarded a prestigious 2014 New Colombo Plan scholarship. Denver received the scholarship from Australia’s Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop, and will use it to undertake a six-month internship at the BASF Global Research Centre.

The Swinburne Advantage

An undergraduate degree must be about more than just knowledge – it’s also job readiness, professional experience and access to further opportunities. 

We partner with leading Australian and global organisations to offer students authentic workplace experiences. Our degrees can include placements, internships, industry-linked projects, study tours and more. This is your chance to work on real-life projects, solve day-to-day challenges in your field and gain the professional skills that put knowledge into practice. You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence, knowing you have what it takes to land a job by graduation or even before. 

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