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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
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.