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bachelor

Degree

Advanced Diploma in Biotechnology - Advanced (Fast-Track)

Course code: #3622

bachelor

Degree

Advanced Diploma in Biotechnology - Advanced (Fast-Track)

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $17,235 CAD

  • Application fee

    $95 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    2-3 years

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

Options
Co-op

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Winter-February 31-December-2021 2021-12-31
Spring-May 30-April-2022 2022-04-30

Overview

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.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$25,732

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,992
Accommodation 1 bed room $8,497
Tuition 1 person $17,235

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

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

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

84
21
listening
21
writing
21
speaking
21
reading

PTE

58
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading
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.

Academic background and requirement

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

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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