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Department of Biotechnology and Food Technology, Faculty of Science
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: MSc Biotechnology (Research)
Programme Code: M2004Q
Medium of Facilitation:
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 180
Application Start Date:
Application End Date: Apr 1, 2022
The qualifying student will be able to conduct research under guidance in a chosen field and contribute to knowledge production in that field. The research problem, its justification, process and outcome is reported in a dissertation which complies with the generally accepted norms for research at this level.
A B Tech in Biotechnology or an equivalent qualification at an equivalent standard.
Standard entrance requirements for admission to Masters studies are subject to approval by the Department. A prospective candidate must have a minimum average mark of at least 65% for the Hons degree, while a motivation by a potential supervisor for a mark of 60-64% will need to be submitted to the Dean for approval. Where the major is not in Biochemistry but relevant to a research field, a motivation by a potential supervisor will need to be submitted to the Dean for approval.