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Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Bachelor of Biotechnology

Translate your scientific knowledge into innovative solutions that shape our world’s future.

Study innovation and entrepreneurship to learn how to take your scientific ideas and create positive change in the world.

Learn the entrepreneurial mindset and how to apply your critical thinking and creativity to develop, apply and test your solutions in a commercial context.

You will develop your business knowledge through the study of finance, people management, networking, international competition, project management, marketing and services, and planning in a competitive environment.

Gain real-world insights from teachers and entrepreneurs who are at the frontier of emerging fields in biotechnology.

Biotechnology is pioneering new frontiers in health, agriculture, science, engineering and beyond. You will be equipped for a wide range of career opportunities in the lab, within industry, or even launching your own startup.

Alternatively, kickstart your career in research by progressing into an honours or master's degree.


1 in Australia for biotechnology

Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2022

9 in the world for biotechnology

Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2022

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Patents examiner
  • Research and development technologist
  • Business development manager
  • Product manager
  • Pharmaceutical marketing officer
  • Biochemist
  • Research scientist

Graduate salary

Science and mathematics (undergraduate)


How you'll learn

In 2023, we'll be teaching on campus, with online options (for most programs and plans) for students who can't attend in person. See the list of programs and plans you can't commence online.

Course delivery modes may change in future semesters.

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Seminars
  • Workshops

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Foundations of Entrepreneurship
  • Digital Entrepreneurship
  • Fundamentals of Technology and Innovation Management
  • Introduction to Management

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