The primary purpose of the MTech Biotechnology is to provide students with specialised advanced education and training while meeting the requirements of a specific research component so that students can master the required experimental and technological skills and necessary fieldwork competencies such as innovation, decision-making, strategic thinking and organisational skills.

A dissertation-based MTech Biotechnology consists of a comprehensive study of a specialized area in the field of specialisation, reported on and submitted in the form of a dissertation at the end of the programme. The degree demands a high level of intellectual and theoretical knowledge and insight into problems related to the field of study and of critical reasoning, formulation, analysis and evaluation of a specific problem in the field of study.

Admission requirements

A BTech: Biotechnology or an equivalent qualification at an equivalent standard.

Programme structure

  • Nature of programme: Year programme
  • Minimum duration:1 year full-time or 2 years part-time
  • Maximum duration: 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time

The curriculum consists of:

  • A dissertation and such additional research work as may be prescribed by the Departmental Head.

Registration and Start Dates

Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.

All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.

End Date: Academic starts in January and ends in December. Programme deadline is determined by the duration of the programme.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated August 7, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Feb 2020
Duration
1 - 4 weeks
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Price
3,500 USD
Tuition estimate per year | Accommodation estimate: USD 2500 per year
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