Study Genetics in Australia

Genetics Major Australian universities that offer academic programs in the disciplines of Genetics, Medical Genetics and Human Genetics include highly reputed academic institutions such as Australian National University; University of New South Wales; University of Queensland; University of Sydney; University of Melbourne; University of Western Australia; University of Newcastle and University of Canberra.

Australian National University offers a Bachelor of Genetics program for a tuition fee of about AUS $24,768 a year for the international students. Course duration is three years and course begins in February.

University of New South Wales has a number of specialized genetics programs on offer for both the domestic and the international students. These are Bachelor of Science (Advanced Science) (Genetics); Bachelor of Science (Genetics); Doctor of Philosophy (Research) in Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics; Graduate Diploma in Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics  and Master of Science (Research) in Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics. Course cost is approximately AUS $26,160 a year.

University of Queensland offers Bachelor of Science (Genetics) and Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Genetics and the cost of the program is about AUS $25,650 a year.

Genetics programs available at the University of Sydney are Bachelor of Science (Molecular Biology and Genetics); Master of Medicine (Reproductive Health and Human Genetics) and Master of Science in Medicine (Reproductive Health and Human Genetics). Cost of the bachelor program is about AUS $14,252 per semester while master program may cost about AUS $39,900 for the entire course, i.e. for a two year duration master level course.

University of Melbourne offers Bachelor of Science (Genetics) for a tuition fee of about AUS $25950 – $29360 per year while University of Canberra offers a Bachelor of Applied Science in Human Biology (Genetics) for a tuition fee of about AUS $60,000 for the entire course. Duration of this bachelor level program is three years.

Major genetics courses conducted at the University of Western Australia include courses like Bachelor of Science (Genetics and Breeding); Bachelor of Science (Genetics) and Bachelor of Science (Genetics) (honours). Cost of the course is about AUS $27,500 a year.

University of Newcastle offers advanced qualifications in genetics such as Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Genetics and Master of Philosophy in Medical Genetics.


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