(Course ID: MFIT BIO1)
If you wish to understand what Biotechnology is, and how biotechnology is used in pharmaceuticals, food, medicine and other fields you will be interested in this course. The practical aspects are covered in an effort to provide a foundation for new, functional opportunities. Introduction to Biotechnology Manufacturing, Development and Practices is designed to provide students with an introduction to the fundamental and operational aspects of the biotechnology industry. The principle aim of this course is to provide the student with the fundamental knowledge and skills to understand and contribute to the operation of a biotechnology based process. The successful student will have an understanding of the science, regulation and basic engineering of a biotechnology process. The information will be transferable to pharmaceutical, industrial or agricultural processes. The student will also be capable of contributions in the laboratory in support of these processes.