Biotechnology - Advanced (Fast Track)

Program Code:
3622
School:
School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science
Credential:
Advanced Diploma
Program Type:
Fast-track program
Program Length:
2 years/ 4 semesters
Start Date:
Fall, Winter
Location:
*Morningside Campus
Email:
Telephone:
416-289-5000, ext. 8123

Program Overview

The Biotechnology – Advanced (Fast Track) program will allow you to gain direct admission into year two (semester three) of this three-year program and receive your technologist diploma in two years (four semesters), if you are a qualified college or university graduate.

In this nationally accredited School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science undertaking, you will discover a powerful and amazing world most people will never see. While training for the commercial food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical fields, you will:

  • Gain a thorough understanding of microbiology and related sciences, as well as other scientific principles, techniques and skills to work in industrial microbiology;
  • Enjoy lab experience with COD meters and gas chromatographs, autoclaves, incubators, fermentation units and gel electrophoresis equipment;
  • Learn a host of laboratory techniques, including appropriate safety procedures;
  • Complete independent projects, in consultation with faculty, that will help you develop skills in research, laboratory techniques, report writing and presentation;
  • Specialize in topics such as advanced biotechnology, systematic microbiology and microbial genetics, biotechnology applications, biochemistry, microbial genetics, clinical and environmental microbiology.

Program Code:
3622
School:
School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science
Credential:
Advanced Diploma
Program Type:
Fast-track program
Program Length:
2 years/ 4 semesters
Start Date:
Fall, Winter
Location:
*Morningside Campus
Email:
Telephone:
416-289-5000, ext. 8123
* Note: For additional course details and campus locations see Program Outline.
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