Course Description

The Bachelor of Biotechnology (Honours) degree exemplifies a commitment to research-led education. Biotechnology is a fast moving field where scientists use living organisms and their products, to solve real world problems facing modern society. This exciting field has broad applications in medicine, biology, agriculture, manufacturing, renewable energy and engineering. Honours allows the exploration of research possibilities in this field, it gives you preparation for professional life or a higher degree by research through the development of an advanced knowledge of the research principles and methods and theoretical concepts of your discipline, and through the design and implementation of a research project, that develops new understandings or provides solutions to complex problems. Honours Specialisations are available that mirror the teaching and research strengths at the ANU in biotechnology.

Tuition Fees

International Students: $43,680 per year full-time


1 year full time,

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Science & Mathematics undergraduate courses at Australian National University (ANU) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 69.5% (national average 67.0%)
Improved skills: 85.3% (national average 85.0%)
Overall satisfaction: 83.2% (national average 83.7%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Australian National University (ANU). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Science & Mathematics undergraduate courses at Australian National University (ANU) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 63.8% (national average 57.2%)
Studying full time: 44.4% (national average 45.2%)
Median full time salary: $55,300 (national average $55,300)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 036675D
Australian National University (ANU) Code: HBIOT