Why study biotechnology at La Trobe?

State-of-the-art infrastructure

We've invested $100 million into our La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science (LIMS) with 18 new research and support laboratories, an equipment barn and extensive teaching facilities.

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Top 350 globally

La Trobe's biological science subjects are in the top 350 worldwide.

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), 2020, QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020: Biological Sciences

Experience biotechnology in action

Work alongside real biotech companies in the La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science (LIMS).

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Career opportunities in biotechnology

Career pathways

Biotechnology brings together science, technology and business. The skills you build will prepare you for a range of careers, including:

  • Research and development scientist
  • Agricultural biotechnologist
  • Laboratory manager
  • Medical researcher
  • Policy adviser

Future employers

Potential employers of biotechnology graduates include:

  • CSL Behring
  • CSIRO
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Environmental and medical science laboratories
  • Government departments
  • Universities

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