Commencing semesters, 2018

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Undergraduate

Program code

2375

Faculty

Science

School

School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course List

View the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Plant Biotechnology single major.

Enquiries

Australian/domestic students

Faculty of Science

Email: enquire@science.uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 1888

International students

International Student Advisor

Email: study@uq.edu.au

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Enquire online

http://www.science.uq.edu.au/

Why study Plant Biotechnology?

Plant biotechnology is an exciting and rapidly developing field. Gene technologies are used to develop improved plants for more nutritious foods, and as renewable biofactories, allowing the production of sustainable industrial products and inexpensive drugs for medical and veterinary use.

More information about the Plant Biotechnology Major

Courses

View the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Plant Biotechnology single major.

Employment opportunities

Work in biotechnology cuts across several industrial and service sectors including health, agriculture, aquaculture environment, forestry, law and commerce. The Bachelor of Biotechnology (Honours) can lead to career paths in the following areas:

  • Pharmaceutical, chemical, food, diagnostics companies
  • Legal and consulting companies
  • Government agencies, Research Institutes and Universities.

The University of Queensland, with its existing strengths in all of these areas has developed a Biotechnology program which meets the needs of students with diverse interests.

What it costs

Please view the Bachelor of Biotechnology (Honours) for indicative fees.

How to apply

Please view the Bachelor of Biotechnology (Honours) for information on key dates and how to apply.