The curriculum of Applied Biotechnology degree progarmme is designed by combining the principles of biotechnology with the latest advancements in IT to drive innovation and advancements in the field. It equips students with the knowledge and skills to leverage IT technologies such as machine learning, neural networks, and AI in the field of biotechnology, leading to advancements and innovations that can benefit various sectors, including healthcare, agriculture, and environmental sciences. It basically includes bioprocess optimization, precision agriculture, environmental monitoring and bioremediation, medical imaging and diagnostics, genomics and personalized medicine and drug discovery and development etc.

“After completing the applied biotechnology degree program students will acquire a diverse set of skills at the intersection of biotechnology and cutting-edge technologies. They will develop expertise in data analysis, utilizing advanced computational techniques to extract meaningful insights from biological datasets. Additionally, students will gain proficiency in programming languages commonly used in biotechnology and AI, allowing them to implement machine learning models and algorithms for analyzing biological data. Through hands-on experience in image processing and deep learning, students will learn to interpret and analyze complex biological images, enabling them to contribute to advancements in medical imaging, diagnostics, and precision agriculture. The program will also emphasize collaboration and ethical considerations, preparing students to apply their knowledge responsibly and work effectively in multidisciplinary teams. Overall, graduates will be well-equipped to pursue careers in industry, research, development, and innovation within the field of applied biotechnology, leveraging the power of machine learning, AI, image processing, and deep learning to drive advancements and solve complex biotechnological challenges.

Career Prospectus


•              Biomanufacturing Technologist

•              Biotechnologist

•              Process development scientist

•              Bioprocessing technologist

•              Laboratory analyst

•              Biological Technician/Research Technician

Academic Careers

•              University/HEI Academic staff

•              University/HEI Academic/Training support staff

•              University/HEI Instructor/Demonstrator

•              Research Scientist positions at public/private sector organizations


Local GCE (A/L) examination

A candidate should have obtained a minimum of three (03) “S” passes in Biological stream (Biology, Chemistry, Physics) or Technology stream (Biosystems Technology, Science for Technology AND one other subject from the elective list; Economics, Geography, Home Economics, English Language, Accountancy, Communication and Media Study, Information and Communication Technology, Art, Business Studies, Agricultural Science, Mathematics) at the General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) examination (GCE A/L) – SLQF 2.

Should have obtained minimum of “C” passes for English, in G.C.E O/L Examination or any other equivalent foreign examination.

Cambridge/ Edexcel examinations

A minimum “D” pass for (Mathematics/ Physics/ Biology) in any of the following examinations

1.         General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) (UK)

2.         General Certificate of Education Advanced Level Pearson Edexcel or Cambridge

Should have obtained minimum “C” pass for English in G.C.E O/L Examination or any other equivalent foreign examination.