Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology Management - Pearson Institute | Educartis

Cape Town
3 years
Bachelor
On Campus

Benefits

Course Overview

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.

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

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.
Certification obtained

Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology Management

When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

• National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Bachelor degree entry or an equivalent foreign secondary qualification on an NSC level with Bachelor degree entry approved by Universities South Africa (USAF).Or• If you have an international school-leaving certificate, you need to provide a certificate of exemption issued by Universities South Africa (USAF).Or• You should have successfully completed the relevant Pearson Institute foundation programme. On successful completion of the foundation programme, students are required to apply to Universities South Africa (USAF) for a certificate of exemption in order to be admitted to a degree programme.Or• You should have successfully completed a relevant higher certificate qualification. On successful completion of the higher certificate, students are required to apply to Universities South Africa (USAF) for a certificate of exemption in order to be admitted to a degree programmeAnd• You need 32 Pearson Institute points or more• You need 50% or above for Grade 12 English• You need 50% or above for Grade 12 Mathematics• You need 50% or above for Grade 12 Biology/Life Sciences.• The points attained for the best two of the subjects of Biology/Life Sciences, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Physical Science must be doubled.

How do I apply?

Please apply online on the Pearson Institute website.

Detailed course information

YEAR 1

Students are introduced to the basic principles of biomedicine and science.

Bioentrepreneurship
Introduction to Chemistry
Mathematics for Science Students
Principles of Biology
Quantitative Techniques (Biology)
Analytical Chemistry
Animal and Plant Biology
Medical Bioethics and Communication
Physics for Science Students
Project Management
Science Skills
Computer Skills

YEAR 2

Students will develop an intermediate level of knowledge in the following fields:

Biopharmaceutical Marketing
Introduction to Microbiology
Introduction to Molecular Biology
Personal Selling and Sales Management
Plant Physiology
Agricultural Economics
Ethnobotany
Food and Water Microbiology
Food Technology
Plant Propagation
Exploration of Industry

YEAR 3

On completion of this level, the students will have acquired a rounded knowledge in the following fields:

Clinical Trials and Good Manufacturing Practice
Criminalistics
Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology
Medical Biotechnology
Agricultural Biotechnology
Operations Management
Protein Biochemistry and Analytical Chemistry
Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

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Where and When

01/02/2019

Pearson Institute


Courses available at various Pearson campuses across South Africa., Gauteng, 0081, South Africa

Course Provider

Email & Website
  • pearsonza.enquiries@pearson.com
  • https://za.pearson.com
Phone & Location
  • +27215326008
  • Brookside Building
  • 11 Imam Haron Street, Claremont