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Biotechnology (Fast-Track)

Tuition fee CA$18,462 per year

The fee is for the 2022–2023 academic year and includes tuition (CA$16,705), health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees displayed are estimates for two semesters and are subject to change.

Registration fee CA$400 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

Accommodation fee CA$1,800 per month

The above fee is an estimated amount for living expenses for one month.

  • Including the cost of food, rent, transportation and other living expenses (varies depending on your living preferences).
  • Estimated living expenses are to be used as a guide only and are subject to change.

More information

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Overview

For qualified college or university graduates wanting to receive their diploma in two semesters, this Fast-track option will allow admission into Year 2 (Semester 3) of the two-year Biotechnology program.

Through practical microbiology and chemistry (analytical, organic and biochemistry) training, you’ll be prepared for the food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries. While highlighting the aseptic technique and safety procedures, the program will also include independently designed microbiology projects that enhance problem-solving and research skills.

You’ll learn to: isolate, enumerate and identify microorganisms from various samples; prepare specimens for staining, calibrate and use a range of instruments, prepare microbiological media and reagents and culture pathogenic microbes, use microorganisms to assay pharmaceutical products and more.

Career opportunities

  • Quality assurance technician
  • Microbiology lab technician
  • Chemist – calibration
  • Sterile specialist
  • Analytical chemist/microbiologist
  • Microbiology laboratory analyst
  • QC raw material analyst

Areas of Employment

Graduates typically start their careers as quality control technicians in a broad range of industries (food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals) and also in related government agencies.

Apply Now! May 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
May 6, 2024
Apply Now! September 2024
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Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024
Apply Now! January 2025
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Studies commence
Jan 2, 2025
Apply Now! May 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
May 6, 2024
Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024
Apply Now! January 2025
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 2, 2025