MC129 - Master of Biotechnology and Business

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Plan: MC129 - Master of Biotechnology and Business
Campus: City Campus

Overview

Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Master of Biotechnology and Business
Award abbreviation: MBiotech&Bus
Total credit points: 144
Career: PGRD
Duration: 3 semesters full time and 6 semesters part time
Location: Onshore, City Campus
Owning school: Science (171H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/about/our-education/academic-schools/science/
ASCED code: 010999
CRICOS code: 040972E

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Purpose of the Program

This program prepares you for management and executive roles in science-based businesses and organisations in the global biotechnology industry.   You will be equipped to operate professionally across discipline and functional boundaries and at the interfaces of the scientific, government, business and commercial sectors of the industry. You will understand the multi-disciplinary and multi-facted relationships involved in research and development and the commercialisation of innovative biotechnology-based products and services.

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Articulation and pathways

Some credit transfers will be granted for academically equivalent postgraduate courses completed at recognised tertiary institutions.   Students may apply for transfer to another RMIT postgraduate program and may be given credit transfer for relevant courses completed in this program.  Normal application procedures apply for transfer to a new program.

You may be eligible for credit into other RMIT University programs for successfully completing this program upon application to other RMIT University programs. Please check with admissions officer of your program of choice.

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Entrance requirements

A tertiary degree in biotechnology-relevant discipline areas from a recognised institution with a minimum high credit average.  Students with more than 3 years relevant work experience after graduation may undertake executive mode general management studies (Group C1).  Students with little or no work experience after graduation may undertake graduate mode management studies (Group C2).
English language requirements for postgraduate programs are published on the RMIT website.

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External accreditation and industry links

The program is not subject to external accreditation.  The program was designed with consultation from companies, service organisations and government bodies involved in the biotechnology industry.  Industry experts have significant input into course presentation and assessment.   

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

Library resources and services

As a student enrolled in a program at RMIT University you can access the extensive services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. You can access books, journals and other course related materials, such as DVDs, past exams, newspapers and e-books. Through our document delivery service you can also request items from any library in the world.
 
Computers for study are available at every Library site, where you can access the Internet, myRMIT (www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit) or Library e-resources. If you have a laptop you can access the RMIT University wireless network in the Library.

Library staff can show you how to find information for your assignments or you can work through web-based tutorials or use our online Ask a Librarian service.

The Library is continually expanding our electronic collections to make it easier for you to get the information you need when you need it. All RMIT University students have unlimited access to quality electronic resources such as, e-books, e-journals and newspapers.

You can find more information on Library resources and services at: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library.

Online learning tools and content

You can access online learning tools and content for your program and associated courses at myRMIT: www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit.

Services available to you as a student at RMIT University

RMIT University provides a wide range of resources and opportunities to assist your learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals.

Services are available face to face and online assisting with:

  • transition to tertiary study and learning
  • study skills, academic skills including literacy, mathematics and basic sciences if relevant
  • enabling assistance if you have a disability, long term medical condition or other form of disadvantage which may impact on your learning
  • career development and employment
  • living and wellbeing (including advice on health, housing and financial matters)
  • opportunities for scholarships, leadership and study abroad
  • opportunities for participating in arts, sport, recreation, fitness activities as well as student activism and university governance

We also offer a friendly and supportive environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander students.

You can find more information at: www.rmit.edu.au/students.

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