Prospective Student Curriculum MASTER OF SCIENCE PROGRAM IN BIOTECHNOLOGY (INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM) 

Curriculum

MASTER OF SCIENCE PROGRAM IN BIOTECHNOLOGY (INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM) 

Level Master's
Faculty / Institute FACULTY OF SCIENCE
Website http://www.sc.mahidol.ac.th

Degree Designation

MASTER OF SCIENCE(BIOTECHNOLOGY)

Additional advantages of the programme

The future prosperity of Thai agro-industries and pharmaceutical-industries will depend a great deal upon our strength in the science of biotechnology. The Department of Biotechnology at Faculty of Science, Mahidol University grew up as a unique multidisciplinary center to promote the application of a wide range of basic knowledge in biology, microbiology, chemistry, biochemistry, genetic engineering and bioprocess engineering. To date, many students have graduated and joined in the effort to develop our country as employees in government and private organizations involved in production, quality control, quality assurance, research and development of agro-industries and pharmaceutical- industries. In addition to providing quality graduates, the Department is one of the most important research centers which emphasizes recent applications of biotechnology in areas relevant to the development of Thailand.

Admission Requirements

								   
											
							 Plan A1
The minimum graduate admission requirements are:
1. A bachelors degree holder in biotechnology or related sciences from institutions Thailand or other countries 
that accredited and recognized equivalent by Office of the Higher Education Commission with a satisfactory 
scholastic average at a minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.0 and have working or research experience 
related to biotechnology field; or
2. A bachelors degree in biotechnology from Mahidol University with a satisfactory scholastic average 
at a minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.5; and
3. Pass the minimum English language proficiency requirement set by the Faculty of Graduate Studies, Mahidol University;
4. Applicants whose credentials differ from above requirements could apply to the program if the permission is 
granted by the Administrative Program Committee in concurrence with the Faculty of Graduate Studies

Plan A2
The minimum graduate admission requirements are:
1.  A bachelors degree holder in biotechnology or expected to earn the degree before starting the semester 
or related sciences from institutions Thailand or other countries that accredited and recognized equivalent 
by Office of the Higher Education Commission.
2.  Average at a minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 2.5
3.  Pass the minimum English language proficiency requirement set by the Faculty of Graduate Studies, Mahidol University;
4.  Applicants whose credentials differ from above requirements could apply to the program if the permission 
is granted by the Administrative Program Committee in concurrence with the Faculty of Graduate Studies							 							 							 
							 
							 

Curriculum Structure

Plan A1
Thesis 36            Credits
Total not less than 36            Credits
Plan A2
Required Courses 19            Credits
Elective Courses not less than 5            Credits
Thesis 12            Credits
Total not less than 36            Credits

Job Option after Graduation


- นักวิชาการ นักวิจัยสาขาเทคโนโลยีชีวภาพ ในสถาบันวิชาการของภาครัฐ บริษัทเอกชน และองค์กร
- นักพัฒนาผลิตภัณฑ์
- ผู้ประกอบการทางอุตสาหกรรมและโรงงาน

Course Requirements

Plan A1

Thesis Credit
SCBT798 : THESIS 36

Plan A2

Required Courses Credit
SCID516 : BIOSTATISTICS 3
SCID518 : GENERIC SKILLS IN SCIENCE RESEARCH 1
SCBT517 : BIOPRODUCTION PROCESS DEVELOPMENT 3
SCBT581 : BIOTECHNOLOGY FOR INDUSTRY AND SOCIETY 2
SCBT582 : BIOTECHNOLOGICAL RESEARCH SEMINAR 2
SCBT607 : RESEARCH TECHNIQUES IN BIOTECHNOLOGY 3
SCBT610 : BIOTECHNOLOGY COMMERCIALIZATION 2
   โดยต้องเลือก ๑ ใน ๓ วิชาดังต่อไปนี้
SCBT502 : RECOMBINANT DNA TECHNOLOGY 3
SCBT514 : BIOPROCESS ENGINEERING FOR BIO-RENEWABLE RESOURCES 3
SCBT531 : FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 3
Elective Courses Credit
SCID506 : CONCEPTS OF MOLECULAR BIOSCIENCE 2
SCBT511 : FERMENTATION TECHNOLOGY 3
SCBT515 : PILOT PLANT UNIT OPERATION FOR BIOTECHNOLOGY 1
SCBT602 : GENE REGULATION 3
SCBT609 : BIOLOGY AND PATHOBIOLOGY OF SHRIMP 3
Thesis Credit
SCBT698 : THESIS 12