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Program Overview

This program is pending final approval by the Ministry of Post-Secondary Education and Future Skills.

Degree offered: M.Btec.

The Master of Biotechnology is a course-based professional program consisting of 30 credits and two 4-month internships. Graduates of this program will be proficient in advanced laboratory techniques and will also possess the essential business skills and industry knowledge needed to integrate into and excel within the biotechnology sector.  

Students entering the program typically will have a bachelor’s degree in Biology, Biochemistry, or Chemistry.

Students should be aware that due to the intensive nature of the program, any absence might result in missing critical content. While UBC is committed to student success, ensuring that program standards are upheld may require that students who miss a significant portion of the curriculum complete the remaining part of the program the following year. 


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