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Honours Bachelor of Applied Technology - Biotechnology Fanshawe College - London Campus Fanshawe College - London Campus, Canada

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CAD 16109

Annual Tuition Fee

*Subject to change and other fees
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CAD 100 Waived

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48 months


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Program Overview

Honours Bachelor of Applied Technology is a four-year degree program with a mandatory co-op component. Students will develop skills in experimental design, statistical data analysis, bioinformatics and handling microbial, plant, and animal material for genetic analysis. Graduates of this program will feel confident entering the workforce after completing a four-month co-op program to develop the necessary interpersonal and communication skills.

Your Learning Experience
Stem cells, natural and synthesized pharmaceuticals, molecular biology and chemical instrumentation are among the most in-demand fields of scientific study today. Coupled with Fanshawe's honours bachelor degree in Biotechnology, you'll have eight semesters of academic study and at least four months of related co-op experience to prepare you for work in these exciting areas.

As a biotech degree student, you'll develop skills in experimental design, statistical data analysis, bioinformatics, chemical analysis and handling microbial, plant, and animal material for genetic analysis. Throughout the biotechnology degree program, there will be a strong focus on how biotechnology relates to regulatory affairs, quality assurance, bioethics, and biohazard management.

In this biotechnology program, you will learn:

  • Plant and animal tissue culture, applied biotechnology methods including PCR and qPCR, microbiology, virology, DNA and RNA and protein and lipid purification and analysis, instrumental chemistry, and economic, ethical and environmental issues. During your four-month required co-op, you'll hone your research skills and develop the interpersonal and communication expertise necessary for life beyond the degree.

This program is a four-year, eight level honours program with four months of mandatory co-op experience. This program will prepare graduates for jobs in growth areas of Applied Biotechnology such as pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, agriculture, bioremediation, the fermentation industry, chemical purification, research and development to name a few. Following program completion graduate school is also an option. Students will study molecular biology, physical, organic and instrumental chemistry, applied biotechnology, microbiology, virology, toxicology; and related societal, economic, ethical, legal, and environmental issues.

Graduates will be skilled in the handling of microbial, plant, and animal genetic material and macromolecule analysis, small animal handling, experimental design, statistical data analysis, and bioinformatics. Throughout the program, students will apply this knowledge to regulatory affairs, quality assurance, bioethics, and biohazard management while developing interpersonal and communication expertise, and the skills necessary for life long learning.


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Additional Information

Program Level 4-Year Bachelor's Degree

College/University Processing Time 10 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.0 - With No Band Less Than - 5.5
    • Minimum Overall Score - 83
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 60
    • Minimum Overall Score - 105.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 Science Stream or equivalent.

6 IELTS Score
83 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
60 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
105 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
65% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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CAD 100 Waived

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11000 Per year

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