Course Description

Molecular biology is the study of the structure and function of genes and the proteins they encode, including genome sequencing, recombinant DNA technology and macromolecular structure determination. This program provides advanced theoretical and practical training in molecular biology through lectures, workshops, extended projects and directed study. Students gain training in research methodology in molecular biology and have the opportunity to undertake major individual research.

Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $19,448 total course cost.

Duration

0.5 years full time,

Starting dates

February, July

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Science & Mathematics postgraduate courses at University of Queensland (UQ) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 68.7% (national average 72.8%)
Improved skills: 84.3% (national average 79.2%)
Overall satisfaction: 82.0% (national average 82.9%)

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

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Science & Mathematics postgraduate courses at University of Queensland (UQ) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 82.7% (national average 77.2%)
Studying full time: 13.7% (national average 14.9%)
Median full time salary: $90,000 (national average $80,000)

The ratings above refer the proportion of surveyed University of Queensland (UQ) graduates for which the statement was true. You can find out more about these results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 034030B
University of Queensland (UQ) Code: 5042

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