BSc minor Biotechnology (WUBIT)

Biotechnology is a fast developing field of science and technology with impact on many disciplines. Public discussions on biotechnology are often controversial.

Continue to an overview of the courses in this minor

Students following a Bachelor with major in engineering or life science other than BSc Biotechnology will learn more about the exciting developments in biotechnology when following this BSc minor.

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of this minor students are expected to be able to:

  • explain basic principles of genetic engineering, enzymology and process engineering;
  • apply recombinant DNA and biochemical techniques;
  • apply (mathematic) tools for process engineering and modelling;
  • apply basic regulations when working with genetically modified micro-organisms;
  • understand basics in process engineering.

Target groups

This minor is interesting for:

  • BBI Biology
  • BDW Animal Sciences
  • BLT Food Technology
  • BMW Environmental Sciences
  • BPW Plant Sciences
  • BVG Nutrition and Health
  • The Bachelor Chemical Engineering

Assumed knowledge

For all b├Ęta BSc programmes.

Overlapping courses or content with

BBT Biotechnology, BML Molecular Life Sciences. Both cannot join this minor due to overlap with their programme.

Language

English

Semester

Second semester (period 4, 5 and 6)

Programme or thematic

Programme minor