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M.Sc. (Biotechnology)

M.Sc. (Biotechnology)

Our Master of Science programme  is a versatile degree that provides students with the optimal balance between a defined sequence of study and flexible course options.

Biotechnology is a field of applied biology that involves the use of living organisms and bioprocesses in engineering, technology, medicine and other fields requiring bioproducts. Biotechnology is the science for this century drawing upon  the sciences of biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, computers, and information technology to develop next generation scientific breakthroughs and products.

Our unique programme will give you an understanding of the basis of Plant Tissue Culture Technology, Bioinformatics, Genomics as well as Animal, Food, Agriculture and Forest Biotechnology.

 

Program CodeMSCBT
Duration Min. Duration2 Years
Max. Duration4 Years
Eligibility CriteriaGraduate in related fields

 

 

 

Tuition Fees per annum 24,000/-

YEAR I

Course Code

Course Title

Theory/Practical

Continuous

Assessment (Internals)

Credits

BIO16101

Cell Biology

70

30

3

MBL16102

Molecular Biology and Microbial Genetics

70

20

2

MBL16101

General Microbiology

70

30

3

BCH16101

General Biochemistry

70

30

2

EZY16101

Enzymology

70

30

2

GNT16101

Genetic Engineering

70

30

2

MBL16105

Instrumentation and Techniques

70

30

3

MBL16103

Mycology and Virology

70

30

2

MBL16104

Microbial Diversity and Ecosystems

70

30

3

MBL16106

Immunology

70

30

2

BIO16101P

Cell Biology

35

15

2

MBL16102P

Molecular Biology and Microbial Genetics

35

15

1

MBL16101P

General Microbiology

35

15

1

BCH16101P

General Biochemistry

35

15

1

EZY16101P

Enzymology

35

15

1

MBL16103P

Mycology and Virology

35

15

1

MBL16106P

Immunology

35

15

1

Total

32

YEAR II

Course Code

Course Title

Theory/Practical

Continuous

Assessment (Internals)

Credits

BOT16201

Animal Cell Science and Technology

70

30

4

BOT16202

Plant Biotechnology

70

30

4

BOT16203

Bioresources and Environmental Biotechnology

70

30

3

BOT16204

Bioinformatics and Intellectual Property

70

30

3

BOX16201

Biostatistics and Computer Application

70

30

3

BOT16205

Bioprocess Engineering and Technology

70

30

4

BOT16206

Applied Biotechnology

70

30

3

BOT16201P

Animal Cell Science and Technology

35

15

1

BOT16202P

Plant Biotechnology

35

15

1

BOT16203P

Bioresources and Environmental Biotechnology

35

15

1

BOT16204P

Bioinformatics and Intellectual Property

35

15

1

BOX16201P

Biostatistics and Computer Application

35

15

1

BOT16206P

Applied Biotechnology

35

15

1

DSR16201

Dissertation

200

2

Total

32

Please click here to download a copy of the syllabus.

Our M.Sc. in Biotechnology degree is one of the most versatile degrees you can obtain because of the fundamental nature of the discipline, and also because it can be combined with so many other sciences, leading to powerful and sought-after skills.

After the completion of our programme, you will find a challenging career in biotechnology companies, research organisations and government. There is a huge demand for skilled biotechnologists.  Exciting career possibilities in Human Health Careers,Veterinary Medicine, Animal Science, Livestock Production, Agriculture , Plant Science, Law Enforcement, Energy,  Production Biotechnology and Product companies.

Common job profiles of students after completing M.Sc. in Biotechnology  include:

Research & Development Associate, Greenhouse Assistant, Environmental Health and Safety Specialist, Quality Control Analyst, Clinical Research Administrator, Clinical Data Specialist , Clinical Research Associate, Manufacturing Research Associate, Biochemical Development Engineer, Crime Lab Technician, Biotechnology / Pharmaceutical Sales, Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology Laboratory Technician and Bioinformatician.

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