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My degree through OUA formalised my years of experience.
The Bachelor of Science (Applied Sciences) program offered by RMIT allows you to explore the molecular level of living systems from which you can devise practical solutions to important problems. Bioscience and biotechnology are shaping today's environment and food supply, ensuring that all living things can survive and live more safely.
Drawing on core science areas such as genetics, biological chemistry and microbiology, this degree is taught by researchers at the leading edge of industry practice. This Bachelor of Science (Applied Sciences) degree is designed for those who wish to pursue careers in biological sciences and also provides a biology specialisation for aspiring teachers.
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Please note: some units require students to attend laboratory session at the Melbourne campus.
Anyone can apply.
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As a graduate of this degree from RMIT, you can work in every area of biotechnology and bioscience including gene manipulation in mammals, crop protection and toxin testing in waterways.
You can be employed in research, production and testing positions in government and private laboratories, and in the field. RMIT graduates are renowned for their 'real world' education and their 'hands-on' skills and so are typically highly employable.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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