Master of Biotechnology Management From La Trobe University

Program Overview

Launch your career in the thriving biotechnology industry.

La Trobe's Master of Biotechnology Management helps you understand the potential for developments in biotechnology to advance human health, environmental sustainability, food security and alternative renewables. You'll gain a solid foundation in how to apply leadership and project management skills within the biotechnology industry.



  Course Duration

24 Months

  Tuition Fee

AU$ 39,000


IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 79


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Core subjects

Core subjects are required subjects in your course. You need to complete these subjects to attain your degree.

  • Academic Integrity Module
  • Bio-Business Management
  • Bioinformatics
  • Practical Biotechnology
  • Protein Chemistry
  • Proteomics And Genomics
  • Scientific Communication Skills
  • Skills In Science
  • Techniques In Biotechnology
  • Human Resource Management In A Global Economy
  • Introduction To Accounting And Finance
  • Management Practice And Theory
  • Principles Of Economics
  • Statistics For Business And Finance
  • Strategic Management
  • Sustainable Management & Marketing

Academic entry requirement


Applicants must have an Australian Bachelor's degree (or international equivalent).

WAM - Weighted Average Mark (WAM) 60%

Specialisation - compulsory: Science, Bioscience, Biotechnology, Pharmacy or a related field.

Note: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.

English language requirement
6.5 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.0.

Annual tuition fee
A$39 000 per 120 credit points.

Note: 120 credit points represents full-time study for one year.

Skilled biotechnology management professionals can find employment in a variety of roles that include:

  • Sales representative
  • Project officer
  • Clinical development officer


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