FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCES

Doctor of Philosophy IN BIOTECHNOLOGY

PROGRAMME INTRODUCTION

The Faculty of Applied Sciences (FAS) was the second Faculty to be set up at AIMST. It has set its goals to promote cutting-edge multidisciplinary programmes in which are infused the elements of innovativeness and technopreneurship designed to enhance market competitiveness.


Currently, the Faculty has only one department, which is Department of Biotechnology. Under this department, FAS offers its own three-year degree programme with honors i.e. BSc (Hons) in Biotechnology (BT). In addition to BSc course, Master of Science (MSc) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Biotechnology (by research) are also offered by FAS through Department of Biotechnology. Postgraduate programs are becoming popular among the students and the numbers of students are increasing every year.

PROGRAMME OUTLINE

Basic Chemistry
Genetics
Molecular Biology
Microbiology
Biochemistry

Biocomputing
Co-curriculum Social Service
Biophysics
Biodiversity

Genetic engineering
Bioinstrumentation
Cell culture
Immunology
Food technology
Biostatistics
Industrial training

Plant science
Human physiology
Downstream processing
Virology
Biotech trends
Algal & fungal sciences

Molecular modelling
Environmental biotechnology
Research methodology
Biomolecular diagnostic
Business management
Bioethics, bioregulation & biosafety
Research project
Biomaterials

Metabolomics
Pharmacogenomics
Molecular pathogenesis
Aquaculture
Nanobiotechnology
Medical biotechnology
Forensic sciences

CAREER OPTIONS

With the launching of the National Biotech Policy & Bionexus in April 2005, job opportunities in biotechnology are set to escalate continuosly. Graduates will have excellent career opportunities in areas as diverse as the agricultural, medical, pharmaceutical, environmental and the food and manufacturing industries such as in:

Career Openings include:

  • Forensic Science

  • Genetic Counselling

  • Marketing and Sales

  • R&D Management

  • Education

  • Biosafety & Ethical Issues

  • Environmental Monitoring &
    Pollution Control
  • Patents and Intellectual
    Property Rights
BROCHURES AND CALENDARS COURSES