NZ university majors related to this area
Though in the same subject area, they may be very different.
Did you know?
The domestication of wild animals and plants are the earliest examples of biotechnology.
Other historical examples include the brewing of beer (yeast converts sugar into enthanol) and the discovery of penicillin (from the Penicillium mould).
Examples of career opportunities
Most entail additional learning (lifelong learning!).
- Research scientist
- Research assistant
- Biotechnology technician
- Laboratory technician
- Science teacher
- Biology teacher
- Technology teacher
Income and employment prospects
173% of national
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Figures based on young domestic graduates 5 years after graduation. Source: Ministry of Education.