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Course Information and Fees

ND: BIOTECHNOLOGY (EXTENDED) No new intake for 2019. Returning students only national diploma

BIOTECHNOLOGY (EXTENDED) No new intake for 2019. Returning students only

ND: (national diploma)

The course is structured to provide diplomats who are competent in theoretical, applied and general skills across a variety of scientific and technology disciplines. During the first and second-semester students acquire broad insights into the microbiological and biochemical underpinnings of biotechnology. During the third and fourth semester the focus of teaching and training is on in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge in microbial biochemistry, molecular biology, fermentation technology and bioprocessing fields. Research-orientated graduates are facilitated to achieve higher qualifications and play a role in the development, production and analysis of biotechnology-important products in the bioprocessing/ biomanufacturing industries.

Career Opportunities
Graduates may be employed in production and quality control sections in the bioprocessing/ biomanufacturing industries where they may play a role in the development, production and analysis of biotechnology-important products. Graduates may also be employed as technicians in both teaching and research institutions. Research-orientated graduates are facilitated to achieve higher qualifications.

Admission requirements

Undergraduates

For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements

Postgraduates

For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees

Second Year



Semester 1 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 2 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
29170 ZAR

Third Year



Compulsory subject(s):
4340 ZAR
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time /

Course is offered on District Six Campus.

For any queries get in touch with:

Contact: Mrs N Nokululeko
Telephone: +27 21 460 3218
Fax: -
Email: nokululekon@cput.ac.za

Contact: Ms N Mfayana
Telephone: +27 21 460 3186
Fax: -
Email: mfayanan@cput.ac.za

NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2019 academic year and are provided to assist you in your planning.

 

Disclaimer

This information is subject to change based on approval and accreditation of HEQSF aligned qualifications.

Admission requirements may therefore differ between the existing qualification and the HESQF aligned qualification. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this page; however the University reserves the right at any time, if circumstances require, to make changes to any of the published details.