Centennial College

Biotechnology - Advanced

Program Information

School:Centennial College
Faculty:School of Engineering Technology and Applied Sciences
Degree:Diploma; Advanced
Field of Study:Biotechnology
Description:This nationally-accredited Biotechnology - Advanced program prepares you with the scientific principles, techniques and skills required in industrial microbiology. Specialized study also includes biotechnology applications, biochemistry, microbial genetics, and clinical and environmental microbiology.

In Biotechnology - Advanced courses, you 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; and isolate DNA and perform gel electrophoresis and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) on samples.
URL:Biotechnology - Advanced at Centennial College
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $14,977

This cost estimate is based on 2 semesters, and includes incidental fees.

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •   Mathematics 

Applicants 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.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 27, 2017

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