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Degree

Advanced Diploma in Biotechnology - Advanced (Fast-Track)

About the program

  • 17,235 CAD

    Tuition
  • 2 years

    Years of study
  • 2-3 years

    PGWP Duration
  • 50 out of 100

    Minimum required GPA
  • 3622

    Course Code
optional
Co-op

DeadLines

START & DEADLINE TERM DEADLINE APPLICATION
Winter-February 31-December-2021 31-December-2021
Spring-May 30-April-2022 30-April-2022

Advanced Diploma in Biotechnology - Advanced (Fast-Track)

Centennial College's Biotechnology - Advanced Fast-Track program sees qualified college or university graduates gain direct admission into Year 2 (Semester 3) of the three-year Biotechnology program and receive their technologist advanced diploma in two years (four semesters).

In the Biotechnology - Advanced (Fast Track) courses, you'll learn the scientific principles, techniques and skills to work in industrial microbiology and chemistry. Specialized study in biotechnology applications, biochemistry, microbial genetics, and clinical and environmental microbiology will also be included.

Your opportunity to understand theory and gain technical practice will be combined with many opportunities for you to enhance your experience. Additionally, project work, in consultation with faculty, will help you to further develop your skills in research, laboratory techniques, report writing and presentation.

You'll learn to:

  • Perfect your aseptic techniques;
  • Isolate, enumerate and identify microorganisms from many types of samples (the human body, water, soil, air, food, and pharmaceutical and cosmetic products);
  • Accurately calibrate and use a range of instruments such as pH and BOD meters, gas chromatographs, spectrophotometers (regular/IR/UV), HPLCs, centrifuges, PCR thermocyclers and gel electrophoresis equipment;
  • Prepare microbiological media and reagents;
  • Culture pathogenic microbes;
  • Design and perform advanced microbiology and microbial genetics experiments;
  • Use microorganisms to assay pharmaceutical products.

Smart Cost Estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$32,271

Total costs

yearly

$7,704

Cost of living

1 person

$7,332

Accommodation

1 bed room

$17,235

Tuition

1 person

Academic Requirements

Degree or three-year college diploma in chemistry/biology, engineering, or related discipline

Required documents

1. Transcript review
2. Centennial College English Skills Assessment
3. English language proficiency

Language Requirements

GRE
GMAT

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

84
21
listening
21
writing
21
speaking
21
reading

PTE

58
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listening
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writing
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speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

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listening
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Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
Duolingo 115 - 124
In the English Language Learning program, you can improve your English language skills before your next academic or professional step, while qualifying to study at Centennial College full-time.
About 70% of English for Academic Purposes Program students continue their studies at Centennial College.

Career Opportunities

  • Quality control technologist
  • Microbiologist/scientist
  • Production and research scientist
  • Research associate
  • Analytical chemist/microbiologist
  • Laboratory technologist
  • Quality assurance technologist

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