The Molecular Biotechnology Program at Sydney offers Postgraduate coursework degree and Honours research opportunities.

Students of the Molecular Biotechnology Program at Sydney receive a comprehensive education covering the fundamental science which underpins the field through to specialist areas such as genetically modified organisms, biopharmaceutics, modern diagnostic methods and technologies including biosensors, biomaterials and the use of proteomics in the development and evaluation of new drug products.

The business aspects of the field are also covered from intellectual property and good laboratory practice requirements through to considerations in forming a start-up company in biotechnology.

The program also offers an industry experience involving either a thorough evaluation of aspects of a biotechnology company through to an actual in-industry placement* with subsequent presentations.

Biotech students

Our graduates have gone on to rewarding and exciting careers.

Feedback from some 2010 PG students:

"I love the syllabus that is set for this semester"

"Excellent facilities. Highly knowledgable, helpful academic staff"

"The lectures were explained very clearly"

"Topics chosen for the (unit of study) were good; practicals and tutorials help to clarify content"

"university has facililties and opportunities to do research"

"all the lecturers helped me to learn effectively"

The program also awards students who receive the best academic performance with cash prizes from our industry partners.

Biotech student prize giving

*Subject to quotas, academic performance and/or availability.