MC111 - Master of Biotechnology

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RMIT program code: MC111
Plan name: Master of Biotechnology (Food Science)
Plan code: MC111FOSC
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 084665G

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2017 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 

Courses listed may not be available in both semesters

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Year One of Program

BIOL2310 Scientific Skills and Tools requires attendance at two weekend workshops at the Bundoora campus.  Dates and times of the workshops are listed in the course manual.  All lectures and tutorials will be held in the City campus.

Students should enrol in BIOL2034 Bioinformatics in Semester 1 if this is compatible with other course enrolments.

Year 1 core course ONPS1042 Food Microbiology (24cp) will not be offered in 2017. In Semester 2 2017, MC111FOSC students who have not completed Food Microbiology should enrol in ONPS2374 Food Microbiology (12cp) via an enrolment variation form (EVF) and add ONPS2548 Microbiology of Food Processing (12cp) in Semester 1 2018.

Complete the following Six (6) Courses

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Scientific Skills and Tools12YesBIOL2310Bundoora Campus15631525
Bioinformatics12YesBIOL2034City Campus15681526
Gene Technologies 112YesONPS1052Bundoora Campus1564
Research Methods12YesBIOL1070Bundoora Campus15601530
BIOL2411City Campus1789
Food Chemistry12YesCHEM1226City Campus1467
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Applied Biochemical Methods12YesBIOL2322Bundoora Campus3424
Sensory Evaluation and Consumer Behaviour12YesONPS2526Bundoora Campus37361559
Industrial Microbiology12YesONPS1060Bundoora Campus1566
Immunology12YesONPS1050Bundoora Campus1537
Protein Technologies12YesBIOL2226City Campus1527
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Food Safety Plans12YesONPS2377City Campus1567
Bioinformatics Research Project24YesBIOL2399City Campus15721528
AND

Select and Complete Sixty (60) Credit Points from the following Course List: (not completed previously) Students may only choose Research Project 1 and 2 or Work Experience Practicum in consultation with the Program Leader.

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Applied Biochemical Methods12YesBIOL2322Bundoora Campus3424
Industrial Microbiology12YesONPS1060Bundoora Campus1566
Immunology12YesONPS1050Bundoora Campus1537
Protein Technologies12YesBIOL2226City Campus1527
Parasites12YesBIOL2401City Campus1574
Research Project 112YesBIOL2230Bundoora Campus15611531
Applied Science Research Project 2424YesBIOL2231Bundoora Campus15621532
BIOL2328City Campus3761
Work Experience Practicum36YesBIOL2400City Campus15731529
Rheology and Food Biophysics12YesONPS2521Bundoora Campus1554
Product Development12YesONPS2497Bundoora Campus3719
Dairy Science and Technology12YesONPS2522Bundoora Campus1558
Food Quality Assurance12YesONPS2530Bundoora Campus1582
Sensory Evaluation and Consumer Behaviour12YesONPS2526Bundoora Campus37361559
 

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Program structure enquiries

Professor Peter Smooker

School of Science

Building 223, Level 01, Room 29

Bundoora West campus

Plenty Road, Bundoora 3083, VIC  Australia

Email: peter.smooker@rmit.edu.au

Tel: + 61 3 9925 7129

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