Docterate In Technology: Biotechnology


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Department of Biotechnology
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Docterate In Technology:
Course code: DTBIO0
Available – For more information contact the department.Subject CodeSubjectBTY700TThesis: Biotechnology
All Information In Subject To Change
Revised: 05/02/2007
This programme will be offered at all three campuses, i.e. Arcadia,
Soshanguve and Ga-Rankuwa. Successful completion of the relevant
foundation programme will ensure that students will be admitted
to their programme of choice, this being subject to availability.
Students currently in Grade 12 will be provisionally selected on their
Grade 11 results.
Selection for the fourth year only: A personal interview with
a departmental evaluation panel may be required.
The first three years consist of four semesters of full-time formal
training and two semesters of experiential learning. The fourth
academic year is offered on a block basis. Please Note: From
2008 the fourth academic year will be offered full time (over
1 year), however, there is still the option to study part time.First Year
First Semester
SSH101TSanitation, Safety and Hygiene I
CAL101TCalculations and Statistics
CHE141CChemistry IB
PHU161CPhysics IBSecond Semester
MBI101TMicrobiology I
PTM101TProcess Technology and Management I
BCH221TBiochemistry II
ACI201TAnalytical Chemistry: Biological II
BIP101TBiotechnology Industry Practice I
BIP10YTBiotechnology Industry Practice: Computer Skills ISecond Year
First Semester
FMT201TFermentation Technology II
MBI241TMicrobiology II
MBB301TMicrobial Biochemistry III
DIR201TDisease and Immune Response IISecond Semester
MBG301TMicrobiology: Biological III
Job Opportunities:Biotechnologist or microbiologist in industrial biotechnology,
environmental biotechnology, plant biotechnology, medical
biotechnology and related fields.Job Description:
Research and development, improvement of existing industrial
processes, marketing, management, production, own business.Qualification Structure:Basic qualifications are offered within a single four year qualification
structure. Students register directly for this qualification, but are
offered the opportunity to obtain a National Diploma, as an exit
level, once they qualify. Post Graduate qualifications on a Masters
as well as a Doctorate level are also available.Academic Enquries:
Ms Erika Jordaan (Acting Head of Department)
Tel. (012) 382-6240/1
Fax (012) 382-6256
Bachelor’s Degree In Technology:
Course Code: BTBI01
a.Admission requirements:
A Senior Certificate or an equivalent qualification, with a D in
Standard Grade or an E in Higher Grade for Mathematics, Physical
Sciences and a pass in English. Biology is recommended.
Admission is subject to an evaluation procedure and students will
be required to do a Potential Assessment. The applicants will be
evaluated at the beginning of the year to determine if they must
first complete a foundation programme of one year duration.
FMB311TFood Microbiology III
BPS301TBioprocessing III
ALB301TAnalytical Biochemistry IIIThird Year
First Semester
BIP101TBiotechnology Industry Practice I
BIP10XTBiotechnology Industry Practice:
Experiential Learning I (Will be offered in both semesters)
Second Semester
BIP201TBiotechnology Practice II (Will be offered in both semesters)
Fourth Year
First Semester
EPS101TEntrepreneurial Skills
EMB401TEnvironmental Biotechnology IV
MBB401TMicrobial Biochemistry IV
RMN201TResearch Methodology: Natural Sciences
RMN20YBResearch Methodology: Natural Sciences: Biotechnology
Second Semester
MBT401TMedical Biotechnology IV
IBI401TIndustrial Biotechnology IV
RSP401TResearch Project IV (Will be offered in both semesters)
RSP401TResearch Project IV (Re-registration)
RMN201TResearch Methodology: Natural Sciences
RMN20YBResearch Methodology: Natural Sciences: StatisticsMaster’s Degree In Technology:
Course code: MTBIO0
Available – For more information contact the department.SUBJECT CODESUBJECTBTY500TDissertation: Biotechnology