GeneticsThe University of Melbourne
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- Melbourne (Australia)
What you'll learn on the course
Studies in this discipline are available in both the .
Completing a Genetics major will prepare you for a career or advanced study involving the application of fundamental genetics, genomics, evolutionary, population and ecological genetics to all areas of biology, biomedical sciences and biotechnology.
You will develop knowledge and skills in the theory of genetics and molecular biology, population genetics and evolution and in experimental design, data recording and analysis and scientific writing, which are essential preparation for roles in universities, research institutes, government departments, hospitals and in the biotechnology industry.Careers
Students with a Genetics major can work in areas including:
- Medical genetics
- Ecology and conservation
You could be employed by a range of institutions and organisations, including:
- Research institutes
- Federal and state government.
You can also pursue a career using the knowledge and skills gained from the major as a teacher, counsellor, policy maker, journalist or publisher.