Biotechnology - MSc

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The Master of Science program in biotechnology provides postgraduate education to prepare students for a career in biotechnology through the construction of a firm foundation in the science and engineering of biotechnology and to provide an introduction to bio-entrepreneurship.

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Director's Message

This Program is designed to give you broad knowledge and training in biotechnology's scientific and practical aspects and introduce bio-entrepreneurship. It involves innovative, experiential learning approaches and hands-on to provide you with the necessary education and training in scientific aspects of biotechnology.

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  • Introduce students to a combination of fundamentals and frontline applications in the field of biotechnology

  • Explain aspects of regulatory affairs, intellectual property issues, and ethics related to different aspects of biotechnology

  • Empower students to the principles and requirements of bio-entrepreneurship

  • Provide students with a deep understanding of the research techniques and data analysis in the area of specialization

  • Train students to solve biotechnology-related problems, think critically, function well in a team, and communicate effectively

  • Train students to have a high standard of written and oral communication skills on technical matters



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Biotechnology Faculty

Biotechnology Theses

You can access the Biotech Alumni theses through AUC Knowledge Fountain (Fount). It hosts research and other work by students, including graduate theses and dissertations; publications and other scholarly and creative endeavors by faculty members; and publications, documentation of events, and other material demonstrating the contributions of AUC departments, research centers, offices, and other units.

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