|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Kitchener|
|Type||Bachelor's Degree, College|
|Nominal duration||4 years, plus 2 Co-op terms|
|Tuition fee||CA$19,485 per year
The fee is for the 2022–2023 academic year and includes tuition (CA$15,192), health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees displayed are estimates for 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).
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High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma, including these required courses (or equivalents), with an overall minimum average of 65 percent:
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
For direct admission, you must be from an English-speaking country or, you must provide one of the English language proficiency tests below:
The Bachelor of Applied Biotechnology (Honours) is an innovative four-year degree (including two co-op work terms, equaling eight months of work experience) that provides graduates with an employer-desired blend of applied laboratory skills, instrumental analysis skills and the theoretical and technical knowledge for careers in biotechnology and life sciences industries.
As a student attending Conestoga’s Bachelor of Applied Biotechnology, you will experience an integrated curriculum and applied learning environment that focuses on knowledge and skills relevant to current innovations in the growing field of biotechnology.
You will acquire theoretical, practical, and technical knowledge in biotechnology, emphasizing biochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology, genetics, organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, instrumental chemistry, molecular analysis, regulatory affairs, and bioinformatics. This unique degree aims to give you independent and collaborative opportunities to develop personally and professionally. You will perform laboratory techniques and analysis with various instrumentation currently used in fields such as forensics, pharmaceuticals, agricultural and food sciences, environmental sciences, cannabis production and quality, and more.
The program will offer opportunities to develop critical thinking, professional communication, and leadership skills that will enable you to work successfully in a team environment.
As a graduate of the Bachelor of Applied Biotechnology (Honours) degree at Conestoga College, you will be well-equipped with the theory and hands-on skills needed to analyze and interpret laboratory tests and experimental results that are in demand in the biotechnology industry.
Your graduate career opportunities are numerous and encompass a wide variety of sectors, including analytical chemistry; genetics; environmental, agricultural, food, and pharmaceutical sciences; as well as many other exciting fields.