MBT361 Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

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MBT361 Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology


Microbial products such as antibiotics, microbial enzymes and bio-fuels contribute to global health and development. This course provides an overview of the diversity of microorganisms and their metabolic activities such as the microbial productsof major social, economic and environmental importance. Laboratory practicals in this course complement the theory through testing microbial compounds, their effects on pathogens and their hydrolytic and degradative effects. Gain of laboratory skills is an essential component of the course as well as understanding the theory behind each experiment.

Other information

MBT263 or LFS261
MBT363 or MBT364
Semester of offer*:
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
Student contribution band:
Band 2
Census date:
Academic Calendar

* Semester of offer is subject to change.

Course outline

MBT361 Course Outline Semester 1, 2020 (PDF 280KB)

Students enrolled in this course should check the course Blackboard site to ensure that they are accessing the most recent approved version of the course outline.

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