Bachelor of Science

with a major in Biotechnology – Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

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Selected major: Biotechnology

Examine the fundamental sciences that underpin biotechnology – chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology and statistics – while investigating the application of biotechnology to areas such as business, ethics and environmental science.

Students who select Biotechnology as a major may not select Biochemistry as a second major.

The Bachelor of Science provides students with a broad science overview with the ability to specialise in a field of their choice through a range of science majors.

The course aims to equip you with the skills, knowledge and key theoretical insights required to work in a range of professional scientific environments. A distinctive feature of the course is the practical application of knowledge through project-based units of study.

Drawing on the expertise of leading teachers, researchers and a variety of industry experts, the course allows you to tailor your degree and develop a unique range of interdisciplinary skills. The topics covered seek to blend a range of key scientific skills and knowledge required by current and projected industry needs.

All our bachelor degrees include a guaranteed Work Integrated Learning opportunity, which could be a placement, internship or industry-linked project. In this degree, you'll apply your learning in three projects (one per year) in professionally focused, industry-linked projects.

Swinburne also offers an honours (fourth) year for this degree.

Heads-up! If you would like to study our new Space Technology co-major as part of your studies, it's easy to find!
Just choose your major and scroll down the page until you see the heading ‘Other studies’. Click on 'co-major' and choose ‘Space Technology’. All that’s left to do is explore the units, apply and enrol!

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 27 February 2023
  • Semester 2 - 31 July 2023

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Duration

3 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Full-time, Part-time (day)

VTAC codes

  • 3400234371 (CSP)
  • 3400234373 (IFP)