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 Biotechnology - Advanced
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SchoolCentennial College
LocationToronto, ON, Canada
School TypeCollege
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 24,334
DegreeDiploma
Honours
Co-op
Length3 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites
  •  Grade12 English 
  •   Mathematics 
Prerequisites NotesApplicants are required to have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older); English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission; and Mathematics Grade 11 M or U, or 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take a Centennial College Engineering Math Skills Assessment for Admission.
Cost
National: $4,029
International: $16,516

This cost estimate is based on 2 semesters, and includes incidental fees.
Scholarships
DescriptionOur Biotechnology - Advanced program prepares you with the scientific principles, techniques and skills required in industrial microbiology and chemistry. In this applied science program, you'll also study biotechnology applications, biochemistry, microbial genetics and clinical and environmental microbiology.

In Biotechnology - Advanced courses, you will learn to:
- Isolate, enumerate and identify microorganisms from many types of samples.
- Accurately calibrate and use instruments such as pH and BOD meters, gas chromatographs, spectrophotometers, HPLCs, centrifuges, PCR thermocyclers and gel electrophoresis equipment.
- Prepare media and reagents to culture pathogenic microbes.
- Design and perform advanced microbiology and microbial genetics experiments.
- Isolate DNA and perform gel electrophoresis and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) on samples.
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