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Bsc in Biotechnology -Astate

Biotechnology is technology based on biology. It is the use of living organisms – often minute, micro- organisms – to create products or perform tasks for us. Those organisms may be as simple as yeast or as complex as cells, genes, bacteria or DNA. By combining cellular and bio-molecular processes, we can develop technologies and products that help improve our lives and the health of our planet. Modern biotechnology provides breakthrough products and technologies to combat debilitating and rare diseases, reduce our environmental footprint, feed the hungry, use less and cleaner energy, and have safer, cleaner and more efficient industrial manufacturing processes.
The Course has a strong focus on the business skills that are crucial to the commercialization of biotechnology, including intellectual property, enterprise management and marketing and it is taught by lecturers who are also successful researchers in an industry that is constantly evolving. The course has strong support from the biotechnology industry
Duration 4 Years
Credits 120
Mode of Study Full Time
Type of award BSc. (Hons.)

2 Credit Passes & 1 Simple Pass at ALs

Proof of English Proficiency 

TOEFL – Paper-Based 500 / Internet-Based 61
IELTS – Academic 5.5
PTE – Pearson Test of English Academic 43
iTEP Academic – 3.7 or higher
Completing the required level of a CEA
Accredited ESL program
Obtaining a minimum of 60% in English at X and XII in Certificate in India and Pakistan
High School Graduate from USA, UK, Canada (except Quebec), Australia, and New Zealand

* English proficiency requirement may be waived for countries whose official language is English.

The career options are expanding rapidly for Biotechnology graduates. Advances in genetic engineering, protein engineering, cell culture and molecular biology have generated a virtually unlimited potential for altering the capabilities of living systems, greatly expanding the scope of biotechnology, generating new applications for biological products and allowing a previously unprecedented ability to control life processes.

Related careers 

Agricultural, environmental, chemical, food processing, pharmaceutical, cosmetics and waste management industries
Beverage and food production
Biotechnology, medical and agricultural industries
Government and research establishments
In a range of public and private diagnostic, therapeutic and research laboratories covering microbiology, hematology, bioremediation, immunology, forensic science, crop development, pest control, animal production, veterinary services, molecular biology and protein engineering
Medical and veterinary science service industries
Intellectual Property
Suppliers to the Biotechnology Industry





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