BSc (Hons) Biotechnology

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18 Months




March / October


The BSc (Hons) Biotechnology programme is designed specifically for students interested in the areas related to biotechnology and its applications, especially in the fields of Healthcare, Food industry, Agriculture, Biofuels, Pharmaceuticals, Aqua culture and Bioinformatics. Throughout the programme students will gain knowledge in Biotechnology and obtain transferable skills including laboratory techniques, data analysis, interpersonal and teamwork skills,for further studies and employment in fields related to Biotechnology.

What is Biotechnology?

  • Biotechnology is the technology to use, modify or upgrade part or whole of a biological system for industrial and human welfare.
  • It uses living things for the development of various products benefiting human beings.
  • It is a combination of various technologies, applied together to living cells, including biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics and engineering.
Course Details – HD
  • Duration: 18 months (full time)
  • Recognised by: Northumbria University with Final Year entry
  • Intakes: March / October
  • Lectures: Monday to Friday
  • Progression: Entry to the Degree
  • Academic Year: 2021



Last Updated On:January 2nd, 2022 at 12:41 pm
Method:Full Time
Commencement:March / October
Duration:18 Months
Location: Colombo

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  • Northumbria University

    Northumbria is a research-rich, business-focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. It is based in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne, which is regularly voted the best place in the UK for studentsrnrnThe University has its origins in the Rutherford College, founded in 1880. Today, by putting students at the heart of an outstanding experience, and with world leading research and award-winning partnerships, Northumbria is a new kind of excellent university.rnrnNorthumbria is top ten in the UK for the number of graduates entering professional employment and nine out of ten of our graduates are working or studying six months after graduation. We are ranked 21st out of 111 universities in the 2014 Times Higher Education Student Satisfaction Survey.rnrnNorthumbria works with major employers, including Nike, IBM, Nissan, Proctor & Gamble, the BBC, and the NHS, while more than 560 employers and 60 professional bodies sponsor or accredit the University’s programmes. Innovative and entrepreneurial, we are also ranked fourth in the UK for graduate business start-ups.rnrnWe have campuses in London and Amsterdam as well as Newcastle, and work in partnership with other higher education institutions across the world attracting students from 136 countries...


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