The career options are expanding rapidly. Advances in genetic engineering, protein engineering, cell culture and molecular biology have generated a virtually unlimited potential for altering the capabilities of living systems, greatly expanding the scope of biotechnology, generating new applications for biological products and allowing a previously unprecedented ability to control life processes.

Where can our graduates go?

Graduates can work in:

  • Agricultural, environmental, chemical, food processing, pharmaceutical and waste management industries
  • Beverage and food production
  • Biotechnology, medical and agricultural industries
  • Government and research establishments
  • In a range of public and private diagnostic, therapeutic and research laboratories covering microbiology, hematology, bioremediation, immunology, forensic science, crop development, pest control, animal production, veterinary services, molecular biology and protein engineering
  • Medical and veterinary science service industries
  • Intellectual Property
  • Suppliers to the Biotechnology Industry

 

Potential Occupations

Potential Employers

  • Assistant Plant Breeder
  • Bioanalytical Chemist
  • Biodiscovery Research Scientist
  • Biotechnologist
  • Business Development Manager
  • Clinical Researcher
  • Graduate Administrative Assistant
  • Laboratory Scientist
  • Medical Sales Representative
  • Patent Examiner
  • Pharmaceutical Representative
  • Policy Officer
  • Production Technician
  • Quality Assurance Officer
  • R & D Scientist
  • Research Development Officer
  • Technical Sales Representative
  • Trainee Patent Attorney Biotechnologist
  • Alphapharm Pty Ltd
  • Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics
  • Bio Innovation SA
  • Bionomics Limited
  • Cotton CRC
  • Cryptome Pharmaceuticals
  • CSIRO
  • CSL Limited
  • EvoGenix
  • Flinders Medical Centre
  • GeneWorks
  • Hospira
  • IP Australia
  • Jurlique International
  • Novogen Laboratories
  • Vet Biotechnology Ltd
  • Numico Research Australia
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Q-Pharm Pty Limited
  • Starpharma
  • TGR BioSciences
  • Therapeutic Goods Administration
  • vivoPharm