Master of Biotechnology

University of Auckland

Subject area

Biological Sciences not elsewhere classified



1.5 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

MBiotech graduates will demonstrate the high level practical and academic skills required to succeed in the diverse fields of biotechnology. Graduates will generate new knowledge to contribute to biotechnology research and development, with an emphasis on areas that underpin New Zealand's economic viability and address emerging global challenges for human and environmental health and wellbeing. On completion of the degree, students will be equipped to apply their skills and understanding to careers in biotechnology in a scientifically informed and ethically-aware manner.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Completed the requirements for a Bachelor of Science in a relevant major with a minimum GPA or passed 60 points towards a Postgraduate Diploma in Science in a relevant subject with a minimum GPA.

Detailed requirements

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1.5 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$10,273 $15,409
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$18,230 $27,345
Total $28,503 $42,754

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 61 62 63
Phone: (09) 373 7999
Fax: (0800) 616 264

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