Advanced Biotechnology

University of Cape Town

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Advanced Biotechnology

  • Host University

    University of Cape Town

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Biomedical Sciences

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Course entry requirements: MCB2017S, MAM1004F (or MAM1000W), STA1007S or STA1000F/S.

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    36
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    6
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    9
  • Overview

    Course outline:
    This course focusses on developments in the area of advanced biotechnology, including new venture planning, metabolic engineering, bioethanol; beer and wine biotechnology; biotransformations; heterologous gene expression; bioprocess technology; bioprocess kinetics.

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.