Diploma in Biotechnology

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Faculty Website:   Faculty of Science
Department: Department of Biotechnology and ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Food Technology
Programme Level: Undergraduate
Programme Name: Diploma in Biotechnology
Programme Code: D2BTEQ

Medium of Facilitation: Full-Time
NQF Level: 6
NQF Credits: 360
SAQA: 96979

Application Start Date: 1 April 2024
Application End Date: 31 October 2024

Campus: Doornfontein

Contacts: UJ Call Centre 011 559-4555
Email: mylife@uj.ac.za

Duration of Study: 4 Years

Programme Fees


Purpose

The purpose of the diploma programmes is to develop graduates who can demonstrate focused knowledge and skills in analytical chemistry, biotechnology and food technology. The programmes therefore focus centrally on equipping students with an in-depth and specialised knowledge of the general principles and practical skills applicable to the analytical chemistry, biotechnology or food technology industry.


Career Opportunities

Biotechnologists manipulate living cells for application in the baking, brewing, chemical, agricultural and pharmaceutical fields.


Admission Requirements

A minimum APS of 21, English 4 (50%+), Mathematics / Technical Mathematics 3 (40%+), Physical Science 3 (40%+) & Life Science 3 (40%+)


More Information

https://www.uj.ac.za/admission-aid/undergraduate/
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