Masters in Biotechnology


Masters degrees in Biotechnology that focuses on the application of the biological sciences, biochemistry, and genetics to the preparation of new and enhanced agricultural, environmental, clinical, and industrial products, including the commercial exploitation of microbes, plants, and animals. Includes instruction in bioinformatics, gene identification, phylogenetic and comparative genomics, bioinorganic chemistry, immunoassaying, DNA sequencing, xenotransplantation, genetic engineering, industrial microbiology, drug and biologic development, enzyme-based production processes, patent law, biotechnology management and marketing, applicable regulations, and biotechnology ethics.

Career Options

Biotechnology is a multidisciplinary industry that requires professionals who understand the business and scientific aspects. Earning a biotechnology master's in business administration degree gives students the training and skills to begin careers in this growing field or expand job options in their current careers.

A degree in biotechnology paves the way to a career in one of the many businesses and research facilities that make up the biotech industry.

Some opportunities in this field are

  • Researchers
  • Managers
  • Laboratory Technician

Major Subjects

  • Microbiology
  • Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • Biochemistry & Biophysics
  • Minor Elective
  • Cell Biology & Virology
  • Biology of the Immune System
  • Enzymology & Enzyme Technology
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Animal Cell Culture
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Bioprocess Engineering & Technology
  • Computer applications, Bio-Informatics & Biostatistics

Admission Requirements

Requirements for Masters in Biotechnology:

  • Candidate should have 14 years of education.
  • Candidates should have graduate degree from recognized college or university.
  • A background in a social science will be a plus point but not essential feature.
  • Candidates who are more than 26 years old shall not be entitled for admissions unless relaxation is granted by the Vice Chancellor for special reasons on the recommendations of the Chairman.
  • Foreign students must route their applications through the Ministry of Education, Government of Pakistan.
  • Admission will be made on merit, subject to the regional quota.

(These rules are applied for government universities of Pakistan)

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