Master's Degree in Biological & Life Sciences in Melbourne in Australia

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Biological & Life Sciences

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

When studying biological & life sciences, students learn different characteristics of natural science. Depending on the area of focus, students may study the human body, plant biology, or animal science in order to help with real-world problems.

Australia education is mainly the responsibility of the government. The government fully funds the public university education while it partially funds the private university education. Australia being an English-spoken country, most of students from countries whose english is the first language often loves studying in this country

Melbourne city has provided Australia with top quality universities and college. The university of Melbourne that was ranked fourth worldwide in 2008 is located in this city. It is also home to Monash University, La Trobe University and many others.

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Master of Chemical Sciences

La Trobe University
Campus Full time 2 years March 2017 Australia Melbourne

If you're a chemistry graduate, this course will provide you with additional or advanced training in specialised areas of chemical science, such as analytical chemistry, computational chemistry, medicinal chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry and instrumental methods. [+]

Masters in Biological & Life Sciences in Melbourne in Australia. If you're a chemistry graduate, this course will provide you with additional or advanced training in specialised areas of chemical science, such as analytical chemistry, computational chemistry, medicinal chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry and instrumental methods. English Language Requirements IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0. TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English). TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22. La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website. English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0. Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59. Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher. Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher. Or approved international equivalent. Academic entry requirements An Australian Bachelor's degree in chemistry, or a degree with a substantial chemistry content equivalent to second or third-year chemistry, or an approved international equivalent. Additional information Due to a labortory-intensive second year, you must achieve at least an overall 60 per cent end-of-year mark, with no less than 70 per cent in the lab component in the first year, to be eligible to complete the course. Professional recognition Graduates are entitled to join the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI). [-]

Master of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics

La Trobe University
Campus Full time 2 years March 2017 Australia Melbourne

This is a unique laboratory-based course that aims to equip you with the skills youll need to succeed in the rapidly developing field of biotechnology. The curriculum covers key elements of biotechnology and the manipulation of molecular biological data. [+]

Biotechnology is becoming increasingly central to a variety of industries, including medicine, diagnostics, agriculture, environmental protection, food technology and renewable resources technology. Bioinformatics is an exciting area of science, focusing on the interface of molecular biology and information technology. It uses the power of computing to tackle biological and medical problems. This is a unique laboratory-based course that aims to equip you with the skills youll need to succeed in the rapidly developing field of biotechnology. The curriculum covers key elements of biotechnology and the manipulation of molecular biological data. The course has a strong research focus and offers you the opportunity to work in a specifically designed laboratory, take part in industry visits and participate in mutlitple weekly practicals. English Language Requirements IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0. TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English). TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22. La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website. English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0. Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59. Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher. Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher. Or approved international equivalent. Academic entry requirements An Australian Bachelor's degree with at least second-year university-level biology, or an approved international equivalent. Additional information You may exit with a Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology and Bioinformatics after completing first year, but only if you decide not to proceed to the second year. [-]

Master of Biotechnology (Food Science and Technology)

RMIT University
Campus Full time 2 years January 2017 Australia Melbourne

This food science and technology program offers you courses in molecular biology and immunology, bringing together modern practices in food processing and... [+]

Master of Biotechnology (Food Science and Technology)

Join the rapidly expanding area of biotechnology.This food science and technology program offers you courses in molecular biology and immunology, bringing together modern practices in food processing and recent advances in biotechnology.This program emphasises the application of new knowledge and technologies to practical problems.

Learning and teaching

RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, studios, workshops, presentations, group discussions and syndicate work. These are primarily in English. You will have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal.Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, oral classes, presentations, group projects, research projects, laboratory projects and practical assignments.... [-]


Master of Biotechnology (Food Microbiology)

RMIT University
Campus Full time 2 years January 2017 Australia Melbourne

In this food microbiology program you’ll study molecular biology and immunology, and courses covering microbiology of foods with respect to food spoilage... [+]

Master of Biotechnology (Food Microbiology)

Join the rapidly expanding area of biotechnology.In this food microbiology program you’ll study molecular biology and immunology, and courses covering microbiology of foods with respect to food spoilage organisms and food-borne pathogens.Special emphasis is placed on the application of new technologies to solve problems like investigations of outbreaks of food-borne disease.

Learning and teaching

RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, studios, workshops, presentations, group discussions and syndicate work. These are primarily in English. You will have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal.Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, oral classes, presentations, group projects, research projects, laboratory projects and practical assignments.... [-]


Master of Applied Science (Food Science and Technology)

RMIT University
Campus Full time 3 semesters July 2017 Australia Melbourne

Prepare for management positions in the food science and technology industry by studying food processing, food preservation and the general... [+]

Master of Applied Science (Food Science and Technology)

Prepare for management positions in the food science and technology industry by studying food processing, food preservation and the general properties of food materials.You'll learn to recognise and eliminate/reduce the potential hazards in food science to keep the community's food supply safe.Being primarily focused on food science and technology, the course calls for a background in fundamental science. A background in food science is not mandatory.The Master suits recent science graduates (including engineering and agriculture) who want professional training as food technologists. It would also suit someone already working in the food industry seeking to improve their professional standing.... [-]


Master of Biotechnology (Clinical Microbiology)

RMIT University
Campus Full time 2 years January 2017 Australia Melbourne

In this clinical microbiology program you'll study molecular biology and immunology, molecular pathogenesis of human and animal infections, and diagnosis... [+]

Master of Biotechnology (Clinical Microbiology)

Join the rapidly expanding area of biotechnology.In this clinical microbiology program you'll study molecular biology and immunology, molecular pathogenesis of human and animal infections, and diagnosis of major microbial infections including molecular techniques for rapid diagnosis.Special emphasis is placed on the application of new technologies to solve problems like development of new diagnostic tests and vaccines.You'll develop skills in critical evaluation of scientific literature and oral and written communication in biotechnology.

Learning and teaching

RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, studios, workshops, presentations, group discussions and syndicate work. These are primarily in English. You will have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal.Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, oral classes, presentations, group projects, research projects, laboratory projects and practical assignments.... [-]


Master of Biotechnology

RMIT University
Campus Full time 2 years January 2017 Australia Melbourne

Join the rapidly expanding area of biotechnology. You can study one of the major streams - Clinical Microbiology, Food Microbiology, Food Science and... [+]

Master of Biotechnology

Join the rapidly expanding area of biotechnology. You can study one of the major streams - Clinical Microbiology, Food Microbiology or Food Science and Technology - or you can combine courses and graduate with a generic degree in biotechnology.This program emphasises the application of new knowledge and technologies to practical problems.In addition to the coursework component, this program includes one optional semester of work experience or a research component.

Learning and teaching

You'll experience learning methods like formal lectures, flexible learning activities, review of current literature, oral presentations and practical experience. Emphasis is on application of new knowledge to practical problems and development of practical skills in the resepective topic areas.RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, studios, workshops, presentations, group discussions and syndicate work. These are primarily in English. You will have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal.Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, oral classes, presentations, group projects, research projects, laboratory projects and practical assignments.... [-]