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Biotechnology

University of Johannesburg

24 months
Duration
797 EUR/year
1065 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Biotechnology from University of Johannesburg focuses on creating an environment that is conducive to teaching and learning, as well as generating and sharing new knowledge. 

Overview

Biotechnology from University of Johannesburg teaches you about the manipulation of living cells or its enzymes for the benefit of mankind. It involves the microbiology, biochemistry, fermentation and genetics that are associated with these processes.

Doctoral studies consist of an original research project to be submitted in the form of a thesis at the end of the study period. 

Careers

Career opportunities are found in a variety of industries, including food production companies, pharmaceutical industries, cosmetic industries, mining, and water purification industries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Genetics
  • Capillary Electrophoresis in Laboratory Diagnostics
  • Epigenetics - Non-Genetic Inheritance and Its Medical Aspects
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Basis of Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Signal Transduction.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Master’s Degree in relevant field
  • Valid Passport or Identity Document.
  • Sworn English Translation of documents (Documents issued in any Language other than English)
  • Provide proof of a non -  refundable Application Fee R200.00 (only hardcopy application)
  • Provide proof of the English Proficiency where English was not used as a medium of lecturing (the University prefers the applicant to take the IELTS at an overall score of 7 and TOEFL at an average score of 105–120 for Postgraduate programmes) 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    797 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 797 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    1065 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1065 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National students fee per semester is R 9 790,00 - R19 660,00
  • International students fee per year is R14,634 – R171,158.

Living costs for Johannesburg

8434 - 12036 ZAR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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