Graduate Diploma of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics
2019 Deakin University Handbook
2019 course information
|Award granted||Graduate Diploma of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics|
This course is an exit option only
|Duration||1 year full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Deakin course code||S672|
This course is approved by the University under the Higher Education Standards Framework.
|Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) recognition|
The award conferred upon completion is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 8.
The Graduate Diploma of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics can only be completed as an exit option from the Master of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics. The course is made up of 8 credit points of study that will provide you with hands-on experience of the latest techniques in biotechnology and bioinformatics research as well as up-to-date bio-processing and production technologies.
Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.
It is important to note that some elective units may include compulsory placement, study tours, work-based training or collaborative research training arrangements.
To qualify for the Graduate Diploma of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics (exit option only), students must successfully complete 8 credit points from the units listed below.
|STP050||Academic Integrity (0 credit points)|
|SLE761||Research Planning and Communication|
|SLE762||Research Impact and Management|
|SLE763||Research Frontiers Project|
|SLE706||Frontier Techniques in Biotechnology and Nanotechnology|
|SLE712||Bioinformatics and Molecular Biology Techniques|
|SLE713||Industrial and Analytical Techniques in Biotechnology|
Plus one level 7 elective unit
Other course information
Course duration - additional information
Course duration may be affected by delays in completing course requirements, such as accessing or completing work placements.