MC111 - Master of Biotechnology

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RMIT program code: MC111
Plan name: Master of Biotechnology
Plan code: MC111P03
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 045512D

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2018 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 

Credit transfer / recognition of prior learning

You may be eligible for credit or recognition of prior learning (RPL) toward your RMIT program. Please read the How to apply for credit information and complete the forms required. Please ensure that you submit this information by the relevant census date. Please submit your application through the RMIT Connect portal.

 

Preferred Program Plan: Please find the preferred program plan from the Program Manager here. The Preferred Program Plan does not take 'Research Project 1', 'Applied Science Research Project 24', and 'Work Experience Practicum' courses into consideration. If you are eligible to take these courses, you can take them instead of proposed electives for that semester.

 

2018 Program Transition Plan -

Students who have already successfully completed ONPS1042 Food Microbiology (24cp) as part of their program will receive credit for ONPS2374 Food Microbiology (12cp) in the revised program structure commencing 2018, and any one (1) additional 12cp option course.

Students who have already successfully completed any of the following option courses will retain credit for those studies in the revised program structure commencing 2018:

ONPS1043/2531 Microbial Evaluation of Food (24cp) 

ONPS2131/2525 Confectionery and Lipid Technology (12cp) 

ENVI1154 Environmental Legal Contexts (12cp)

ENVI1173 Water Policy and Management (12cp)

ONPS2326/2528 Food Processing Technologies (12cp)

ONPS2183/2523 Food Manufacturing: Plant Products (12cp)

GEOM1159 GIS Fundamentals (12cp)

GEOM1163 GIS Principles  (12cp)

ONPS2130/2524 Grain Technology  (12cp)

ONPS2128 Meat Fish and Poultry Technology (12cp) 

 

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 shown in your personal timetable and in the read-only version of myTimetable. 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.

Complete the following Five (5) Courses (60 Credit Points):

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Bioinformatics12YesBIOL2034City Campus21962149
Research Methods12YesBIOL1070Bundoora Campus12501246
BIOL2411City Campus2108
Scientific Skills and Tools12YesBIOL2310Bundoora Campus20332005
Gene Technologies 112YesONPS1052Bundoora Campus3024
Protein Technologies12YesBIOL2226City Campus2213
AND

Select and Complete Thirty Six (36) Credit Points from the following Course List:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Biostatistics12YesMATH1300City Campus25082481
Bacterial Infections24YesONPS1045City Campus3061
Clinical Biochemistry 112YesONPS2340Bundoora Campus1352
Ecotoxicology12YesENVI1004Bundoora Campus2111
Environmental Biotechnology12YesBIOL2370City Campus2041
Food Chemistry12YesCHEM1226City Campus2241
Food Microbiology12YesONPS2374City Campus2555
Immunology12YesONPS1050Bundoora Campus2126
Industrial Microbiology12YesONPS1060Bundoora Campus2149
Medical Microbiology 112YesONPS1054Bundoora Campus2147
Medical Microbiology 212YesONPS1048Bundoora Campus2125
Rheology and Food Biophysics12YesONPS2521Bundoora Campus2566
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

Complete the following One (1) Course (24 Credit Points):

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Bioinformatics Research Project24YesBIOL2399City Campus22192183
AND

Select and Complete Forty-Eight to Seventy-Two (48-72) Credit points from the following Course List: Students may only choose Research Project 1 and 2 or Work Experience Practicum after consultation with the Program Leader.

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Biostatistics12YesMATH1300City Campus25082481
Bacterial Infections24YesONPS1045City Campus3061
Clinical Biochemistry 112YesONPS2340Bundoora Campus1352
Ecotoxicology12YesENVI1004Bundoora Campus2111
Environmental Biotechnology12YesBIOL2370City Campus2041
Food Chemistry12YesCHEM1226City Campus2241
Food Microbiology12YesONPS2374City Campus2555
Immunology12YesONPS1050Bundoora Campus2126
Industrial Microbiology12YesONPS1060Bundoora Campus2149
Medical Microbiology 112YesONPS1054Bundoora Campus2147
Medical Microbiology 212YesONPS1048Bundoora Campus2125
Research Project 112YesBIOL2230Bundoora Campus23872361
Applied Science Research Project 2424YesBIOL2231Bundoora Campus24012362
BIOL2328City Campus2093
Work Experience Practicum36YesBIOL2400City Campus20422015
AND

Select and Complete Zero to Twenty-Four (0-24) Credit Points from the following Course List:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Advanced Food Processing Technologies12YesONPS2527Bundoora Campus2616
Dairy Science and Technology12YesONPS2522Bundoora Campus2569
Food Quality Assurance12YesONPS2530Bundoora Campus2620
Food Safety Plans12YesONPS2377City Campus2003
Sensory Evaluation and Consumer Behaviour12YesONPS2526Bundoora Campus2572
 

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