Future Graduate Diploma Students

Program Objectives

The BABS Graduate Diploma is aimed at graduates from local or overseas universities who wish to obtain specialist training and experience in a particular area of science. If the applicant does not possess an Honours degree, this program is also recommended as a pathway to gain a qualification for entry into the Master of Science by Research or PhD programs.

The Graduate Diploma comprises 48 Units of Credit, typically consisting of a research project (30 UOC) and three courses (6 UOC each) completed over three terms. Mid-year entry is permitted for the BABS Graduate Diploma (Term 1 and Term 3 are the available intake/commencing terms).

Entrance Requirements

  • Completion of a recognised three year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) with a minimum average mark greater than 55, specialising in:
    • Molecular Cell Biology;
    • Genetics;
    • Microbiology; or
    • Biotechnology

Students without demonstrated research experience will be considered at the discretion of the Postgraduate Coordinator in the School.

  • Applicants must provide evidence that their English language ability meets the minimum requirements for admission: English language requirements
  • Applicants must seek and obtain agreement of a BABS academic to be their supervisor prior to applying; this is a key requirement to gain acceptance. Full information about finding a supervisor is available HERE

Graduate Diploma Degree in BABS

How to Apply

Applicants should click HERE for the application procedure.