GC186 - Graduate Certificate in Biotechnology

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Plan: GC186 - Graduate Certificate in Biotechnology
Campus: Bundoora Campus

Learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes Statement

Upon completion of this Graduate Certificate you will have made progress towards achieving the following program learning outcomes. Each of these programs learning outcomes is developed in much greater depth in the Master of Biotechnology.

1. Understanding science

1.1 You will demonstrate an advanced understanding of biological sciences by articulating the methods of science, explaining why current biological knowledge is both contestable and testable through further inquiry, and explaining the role and relevance of biotechnology in society.

1.2 You will have an understanding of recent developments in a specialised area of biotechnology

1.3 You will demonstrate knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to biological sciences

2. Advanced skills to critically analyse and solve problems in biotechnology

2.1 You will demonstrate cognitive skills in mastery of advanced theoretical knowledge in biotechnology and apply this knowledge to solve complex problems in existing and new areas.

2.2 You will generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts at an abstract level.

3. Communication

You will be able to effectively communicate concepts of biotechnology to specialist and non-specialist audiences, using a variety of presentation modes.

4. Personal and professional responsibility

You will be accountable for individual learning and scientific work by being an independent and self-directed learner

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