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University of Tasmania

  • 17% international / 83% domestic

Master of Applied Science (Microbiology)

  • Masters (Coursework)

Special Note: This Masters course has been approved by the Department of Social Services for student income support payments (i.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time
Course Code
K7J6
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
International Fees
$28,950 per year / $57,900 total
Financial Support
Austudy

About this course

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).

Entry requirements

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.

Common

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.

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor

Study locations

Hobart

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Science & Mathematics courses at University of Tasmania.
85.7%
Overall satisfaction
90%
Skill scale
87.1%
Teaching scale