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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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.

ONPS1042 Food Microbiology (24) will not be offered in 2017. ONPS2374 Food Microbiology (Class no. 3624, 12 credit points) has been scheduled in Semester 2. Students who are interested in this course should complete an enrolment variation form and contact the program manager for approval to enrol.

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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.

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 Campus15681526
Research Methods12YesBIOL1070Bundoora Campus15601530
BIOL2411City Campus1789
Scientific Skills and Tools12YesBIOL2310Bundoora Campus15631525
Gene Technologies 112YesONPS1052Bundoora Campus1564
Protein Technologies12YesBIOL2226City Campus1527
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 Campus35713466
Applied Biochemical Methods12YesBIOL2322Bundoora Campus3424
Clinical Biochemistry 112YesONPS2340Bundoora Campus3319
Ecotoxicology12YesENVI1004Bundoora Campus1535
Environmental Biotechnology12YesBIOL2370City Campus1571
Biomolecules and Cellular Regulation12YesBIOL2317Bundoora Campus3327
Food Chemistry12YesCHEM1226City Campus1467
Immunology12YesONPS1050Bundoora Campus1537
Industrial Microbiology12YesONPS1060Bundoora Campus1566
Molecular Genetics and Diagnostics12YesONPS2094Bundoora Campus3421
Medical Microbiology 112YesONPS1054Bundoora Campus1565
Medical Microbiology 212YesONPS1048Bundoora Campus1536
Rheology and Food Biophysics12YesONPS2521Bundoora Campus1554
Viruses and Infections12YesBIOL2402City Campus1886
Parasites12YesBIOL2401City Campus1574
 
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 Campus15721528
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 Campus35713466
Applied Biochemical Methods12YesBIOL2322Bundoora Campus3424
Clinical Biochemistry 112YesONPS2340Bundoora Campus3319
Ecotoxicology12YesENVI1004Bundoora Campus1535
Environmental Biotechnology12YesBIOL2370City Campus1571
Biomolecules and Cellular Regulation12YesBIOL2317Bundoora Campus3327
Food Chemistry12YesCHEM1226City Campus1467
Immunology12YesONPS1050Bundoora Campus1537
Industrial Microbiology12YesONPS1060Bundoora Campus1566
Molecular Genetics and Diagnostics12YesONPS2094Bundoora Campus3421
Medical Microbiology 112YesONPS1054Bundoora Campus1565
Medical Microbiology 212YesONPS1048Bundoora Campus1536
Research Project 112YesBIOL2230Bundoora Campus15611531
Applied Science Research Project 2424YesBIOL2231Bundoora Campus15621532
BIOL2328City Campus3761
Work Experience Practicum36YesBIOL2400City Campus15731529
Parasites12YesBIOL2401City Campus1574
Viruses and Infections12YesBIOL2402City Campus1886
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 Campus1581
Dairy Science and Technology12YesONPS2522Bundoora Campus1558
Food Quality Assurance12YesONPS2530Bundoora Campus1582
Food Safety Plans12YesONPS2377City Campus1567
GIS Fundamentals12GEOM1159City Campus15253154
GIS Principles12YesGEOM1163City Campus3155
Product Development12YesONPS2497Bundoora Campus3719
Sensory Evaluation and Consumer Behaviour12YesONPS2526Bundoora Campus37361559
 

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Program structure enquiries

Professor Peter Smooker
School of Science 
Building 223, Level 1, Room 29

Bundoora West campus
Plenty Road
Bundoora 3083, VIC Australia

Tel: +61 3 9925 7129
Email: peter.smooker@rmit.edu.au

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