Molecular Biotechnology ProgramPLEASE NOTE: The Faculty of Science wishes to advise that from 2013, MOBT PG coursework degrees/diplomas will not be available to new students. However, applications are still being accepted for students wishing to commence in Semester 2, 2012.
The Molecular Biotechnology Program at the University of Sydney is a highly successful interdisciplinary program offering degrees and diplomas at the postgraduate level. It has strong local and international links with universities and industry and has received significant recognition for its innovative approach to teaching. Courses are taught by program staff with participation from other academic specialists and industry affiliates.
Molecular Biotechnology describes the molecular basis of technological approaches, applications and processes in biology and medicine. The discipline encompasses fundamental science as well as a number of specialist areas such as genomics and proteomics, drug discovery and development, information biosciences, resource management and regulations. Molecular biotechnology is having a major impact in the health, food, veterinary and agriculture sciences in Australia and abroad and is one of science's major growth areas. Graduates have excellent opportunities for employment in a wide variety of fields in Medical, Environmental, Agricultural and Food Biotechnology in industry, national laboratories and agencies, research centres and academia.
Molecular Biotechnology Program celebrates 10 successful years
If you are a graduate of the MOBT program, email Mr. Dan Haggard at biotech.enquiries AT sydney.edu.au to register your current contact details and stay in touch.
Master of Science students
Prospective postgraduate (M.Sc.) coursework students can find information here.