Special Note: This Masters course has been approved by the Department of Social Services for student income support payments (i. e. Youth Allowance (Student), Austudy, ABSTUDY and the Pensioner Education Supplement). 8/9/2016
This course provides you with the opportunity to acquire advanced current knowledge in Microbiology. In addition, you will develop a capacity for independent research and problem-solving that can lead to workplace research and/or a degree by higher research (Masters or PhD).
The Master of Applied Science may be completed in 3 or 4 semesters depending on level of qualifications on entry, and discipline preparedness of the specific candidate. Applicants must demonstrate their qualification(s) were conferred no longer than 10 years previously.
Applicants must have sound evidence in the application of laboratory skills to a standard set by the University of Tasmania.
3 Semester Prerequisites
Bachelor degree in a science field with a major in Microbiology.
4 Semester Prerequisites
Bachelor degree in a science related area, and some background (e.g. minor sequence) in Microbiology.
International students must provide an IELTS (Academic) test score of at least Band 6 with a minimum of 6.0 on all bands. Please refer to the Entry Requirements page for further information.
All applicants must:
(1) demonstrate their qualification was conferred no longer that 10 years previously;
(2) provide a written statement of purpose outlining the reasons for their chosen specialisation. Please note that the statement must be no more than 500 words in length and be written in your own words.