Bachelor of Biotechnology

The University of Newcastle

Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
Bachelor of Biotechnology
Duration3 Years
LevelBachelors Program
  • Biotechnology is predicted to be the key for the future, acting as the basis for solving global issues
  • The study will see students learn about human and animal diseases, climate change, fuel alternatives, and food security
  • Biotechnology uses living organisms to modify products for a specific human purpose, such as genetically modified crops or creation of a vaccine
  • Biotechnology is used to modify human health and the human environment and is currently used in genetic engineering; health and pharmaceuticals; plant and animal agriculture; food production; fuels; and waste management
  • On successful completion of the program students will have:
    • In-depth knowledge and skills in biotechnology.
    • An understanding of the biotechnology industry and its requirements
    • The ability to effectively collect, analyze and organize biotechnology-related information
    • Skills in problem-solving and critical analysis.
    • A high level of skill in communication using written, oral, and graphical presentation techniques appropriate to the audience
    • Ethical awareness, professional practice, and awareness of the relationship between biotechnology and society
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees2303897 INR
Hostel & Meals789747 INR
Insurance29672 INR
Student Services and Amenities Fee17556 INR
Total836975 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicants must have passed the All India Senior School Certificate (CBSE) with 9 points
  • Assumed knowledge: HSC Mathematics Advanced or equivalent and HSC Chemistry or equivalent
    • A sound background in mathematics and chemistry would be a strong advantage in this program
  • Recommended Studies: Physics, Biology
ExamsTOEFL: 60

With the following scores in each band:

  • Reading= 13
  • Listening= 12
  • Speaking= 18
  • Writing= 21

  • With minimum of 6.0 in each band 

PTE: 50
  • Section Minimum: 54

Additional info
  • ELP waiver- Applicants who have completed their previous qualification in an institution where medium of instruction is totally in English, will be exempted from ELP requirement 
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