MSc Biotechnology (Research)

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Faculty Website:   Faculty of Science
Department: Department of Biotechnology and ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Food Technology
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: MSc Biotechnology (Research)
Programme Code: M2004Q

Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 180
SAQA: 96976

Application Start Date: 1 April 2024
Application End Date: 14 March 2025

Campus: Doornfontein

Contacts: 011 559 6271
Email: hopes@uj.ac.za

Duration of Study: 2 Years Full-Time and 3 Years Part-Time

Programme Fees


Purpose

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.


Admission Requirements

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.


More Information

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