Course Description

As the world becomes hungrier for products and technologies that are cleaner, greener, safer and more efficient, the biotechnology industry which utilises cellular and biomolecular processes to develop such products and technologies is set to boom. When this happens, those with additional skills in business who can navigate a product's journey to market will be in demand.
This course will provide you with advanced skills in biotechnology, as well as the opportunity to acquire sought-after business skills, so that you're well equipped for a business and management career in a science-based organisation, commercial institution or in government.

Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $9,359 total course cost.
International Students: $38,600 per year full-time


1 - 2 years full time,

Starting dates

February, July

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Science & Mathematics postgraduate courses at Macquarie University rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 73.4% (national average 72.8%)
Improved skills: 78.2% (national average 79.2%)
Overall satisfaction: 89.7% (national average 82.9%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their postgraduate degree from Macquarie University. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Science & Mathematics postgraduate courses at Macquarie University had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 80.6% (national average 77.2%)
Studying full time: 13.8% (national average 14.9%)
Median full time salary: $83,500 (national average $80,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 083780B

Entry Requirements