Choose one of our postgraduate coursework programs in Molecular Biology, Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, and you’ll be studying at one of the world’s top 50 universities and the number one university in Queensland. 

And you’ll join a 200-strong community of postgraduates who come to study with us every year from all over the world.


Our programs

We offer three in-depth and versatile postgraduate coursework programs.

Master of Bioinformatics
There is a world shortage of bioinformaticists. Study Bioinformatics at UQ and you’ll be in high demand for your strong foundation in science and practical interdisciplinary skills in computing, mathematics and biology.

Find out more about our Master of Bioinformatics or download our Bioinformatics flyer (PDF, 105kB).

Master of Bioinformatics: CRICOS code 076216M

Master of Biotechnology
This program is accredited by the US Council of Graduate Schools (Washington DC) as a Professional Science Master’s Program.

Find out more about our Master of Biotechnology or download our Biotechnology flyer (PDF, 105kB).

Master of Biotechnology: CRICOS code 034034J

Master of Molecular Biology
UQ is ranked well above world standard in biological sciences, and there is high demand for skilled molecular biologists around the world.

Find out more about our Master of Molecular Biology or download our Molecular Biology flyer (PDF, 105kB)

Master of Molecular Biology: CRICOS code 034037F

Flexible learning

At UQ, you’ll benefit from our flexible approach to learning, well-equipped laboratory facilities and dedicated group study areas.

Our committed and knowledgeable staff are experts in their fields, and will deliver an innovative program of lectures, tutorials and practical classes. We supplement our practical teaching with a range of online resources that will enable you to discuss study materials, take quizzes and trial tests, and complete group work. 

Our programs are strongly endorsed by industry partners who are looking to employ highly skilled, job-ready graduates.


Scholarships and financial support

Whether you’re an international applicant or live in Australia or New Zealand, you can apply for a scholarship or prize to help you support your studies at UQ.

Find out more about our scholarships and prizes for postgraduate coursework students.

Australian applicants to the Master of Bioinformatics can receive Centrelink income support if eligible.


What our graduates say

Read our student stories about life at UQ and where a UQ degree will take you.


Enquiries and applications

Australian citizens/permanent residents and New Zealand citizens

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Apply for postgraduate coursework study if you have all the information you need.


Non Australian/New Zealand citizens

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Apply for postgraduate coursework study if you have all the information you need.