The BSc (Biotechnology Management) prepares you for work in many areas of biotechnology and is an excellent foundation for careers in medical and scientific research, agriculture management, food technology, technical sales and academia.
Our degree provides you with a solid theoretical and intensive practical foundation in microbiology, molecular biology, plant physiology and agricultural biotechnology with an emphasis on application based research, managing projects and using technology. You will cover a range of core modules such as Animal and Plant Biology, Agricultural Economics and Environmental Biotechnology, Protein Biochemistry and Analytical Chemistry. You will also cover subject areas such as Computer Skills, Mathematics for Science Students, Quantitative Techniques, and Clinical Trials.
We offer you an environment that combines theory, research and practical application. We have excellent facilities such as computer and science labs and quality lecture rooms. Our curriculum is relevant, current and industry led. We ensure that you graduate with essential work skills such as analytical thinking, meeting deadlines, problem solving, collaborating in teams and communication.
Are you curious about how the world will manage and solve the biological, biomedical and agricultural challenges of the future? Are you as excited by research and investigation as you are by commerce and management? This degree could be just for you.
Be part of the scientific discoveries ahead.
How This Course Will Benefit Your CareerThe BSc (Biotechnology Management) prepares you for work in many areas of biotechnology and is an excellent foundation for careers in medical and scientific research, agriculture management, food technology, technical sales and academia.
Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology Management
- Pretoria2 years
- Johannesburg1 years
How do I apply?
Please apply online on the Pearson Institute website.
Detailed course information
Students are introduced to the basic principles of biomedicine and science.
Introduction to Chemistry
Mathematics for Science Students
Principles of Biology
Quantitative Techniques (Biology)
Animal and Plant Biology
Medical Bioethics and Communication
Physics for Science Students
Students will develop an intermediate level of knowledge in the following fields:
Introduction to Microbiology
Introduction to Molecular Biology
Personal Selling and Sales Management
Food and Water Microbiology
Exploration of Industry
On completion of this level, the students will have acquired a rounded knowledge in the following fields:
Clinical Trials and Good Manufacturing Practice
Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology
Protein Biochemistry and Analytical Chemistry
Work Integrated Learning (WIL)
Where and When
Courses available at various Pearson campuses across South Africa., Gauteng, 0081, South Africa
Email & Website
Phone & Location
- Brookside Building
- 11 Imam Haron Street, Claremont