Graduate Certificate of Biotechnology
Science and Engineering
Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 8) Guidelines for Graduate Certificates
Completion to an appropriate standard, of a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Biomedical Science, from this or from another university; or
Other qualifications recognised by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Science and Engineering as equivalent to the above.
Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements
Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The IELTS score required for admission to this course can be found in Schedule I of the JCU Admissions policy.
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
12 credit points as per course structure
Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Graduate Certificate Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 8).
BC5101:03 Genes, Genomes and Development
AQ5004:03 Aquaculture: Stock Improvement
BZ5450:03 Ecological and Conservation Genetics
Select 3 credit points of specified level 5 subjects
BC5102:03 Advanced Cell Biology
BZ5420:03 Ecological Genetics
MI5000:03 Biomedical Epidemiology
MI5003:03 Advanced Marine Microbiology
MI5031:03 Advanced Aquatic Pathobiology
TV5120:03 Advanced Microbiology and Immunology
Select 3 credit points of any AQ, BC, BZ, MI, TV level 5 subjects.
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Expected time to complete
6 months full-time or equivalent part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.
6 credit points
Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.
Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 13 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed this course.
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award