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Biotechnology - Master program

TRAINING PROGRAM OF MASTER DEGREE IN BIOTECHNOLOGY

1. Mission of program

The Master program in Biotechnology of Chemistry Faculty, Danang University of Science and Technology, The University of Danang aims at training high-quality human resources for development of Biotechnolgy in Central and Central Highland Vietnam and providing scientific and technological transfer services for the socio-economic development of the country.

Training time: 1.5 to 2 years

Types of training:

- Research-oriented master program: Full-time

- Profession-oriented master program: Part-time

Expected Learning Outcome

General Expected Learning Outcome

After completing the training program, the master of biotechnology will be able to:

- Approach and solve problems in biotechnology in particular and in other related fields in general;

- Update new issues, acquire research and analytical methods as well as important skills in biotechnology such as working both independently and as a member or leader in a team, being able to continue to study doctoral degree in other countries...

Specific Expected Learning Outcome

a. Research-Oriented

- Ability to obtain, improve and apply basic and specialized knowledge as well as neccessary skills to solve scientific, technical and practical problems.

- Ability to use and operate efficiently mordern biotechnology equipment.

- Ability to work in team, have leadership and communication skills.

- Ability to have systematic thinking, creative thinking and lifelong learning skills.

- Be able to perceive the social context, independently conduct scientific research as well as collaborate in scientific research.

- Ability to continue to study doctoral program in biotechnology and related fields.

- Be able to work in different positions (researcher, lecturer, consultor, manager...)

- Ability to communicate in foreign languages (B1 level according to the European reference framework)

b. Profession-Oriented

- Ability to obtain, improve and apply basic and specialized knowledge as well as neccessary skills to solve scientific, technical and practical problems.

- Ability to use and operate efficiently mordern biotechnology equipment.

- Ability to work in team, have leadershop and communication skills.

- Ability to have systematic thinking, creative thinking and lifelong learning skills.

- Be able to perceive the social context, independently conduct scientific research as well as collaborate in scientific research.

- Ability to continue to study doctoral Program in biotechnology and related fields.

- Be able to work in different positions (researcher, lecturer, consultor)

- Ability to communicate in foreign languages (B1 level according to the European reference framework)

Enrollment quota

The Master of Biotechnology of Chemistry Faculty, Danang University of Science and Technology (DUT), The University of Danang recruits 10 students per year.

Admission criteria

For degree requirement, candidates must satisfy one of the following conditions:

- Have an undergraduate degree in the right or appropriate major with title of biotechnology, biology, environment-biology, agriculture.

- Have an undergrade degree in the close major to the biotechnology major such as food technology, aquaculture, chemical engineering, have taken additional courses to obtain the equivalence of a degree in the right major.

For seniority of the work, who has an undergrate degree with the grade of good or excellent in the majors mentioned above, can register to take the examination right after graduation. For the remaining cases, candidates must have at least one year of professional experience suitable to the biotechnology major since graduation.

For the profession oriented master prgram: seniority of the work is not required.

Examination subject:

Candidates take three subjects: General chemistry, organic chemistry and foreign language (English, French, German, Chinese: equivalent level B according to the general regulations of the University of Danang in the entrance examination)

Lecturers

No.

Lecturer

University

1

Dr. Le Ly Thuy Tram

DUT

2

Dr. Bui Xuan Dong

DUT

3

Associate Prof. Dang Minh Nhat

DUT

4

Associate Prof. Truong Thi Minh Hanh

DUT

5

Associate Prof. Tran Thi Xo

DUT

6

Prof. Nguyen Hoang Loc

Hue University of Science

Curriculum structure

Curriculum is designed for two options: Research-Oriented and Profession-Oriented

The curriculum of Research Master program in Biotechnology consists of 50 credits, of which 22 credits are compulsory, 16 credits are electives, and 12 credits are graduation thesis.

The curriculum of the Professional Master program in Biotechnology consists of 45 credits, of which 19 credits are compulsory, 16 credits are electives and 10 credits are graduation thesis.

Table 1: Courses of tranining program of Master degree in the right or appropriate major with title of biotechnology, biology, biology-environment, agriculture.

CONTENT

IP

COURSE

CREDITS

COMMON COURSES FOR TWO OPTIONS

 

Basic knowledge

 

Philosophy

3

 

Methodology of Scientific Research

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mandatory speciality knowledge

 

Gene Technology

2

 

Microbial Technology

2

 

Biochemical Technology

2

 

Plant Cell Technology

2

 

Animal Cell technology

2

 

Advanced Analysis Methods in Biotechnology

2

 

New trends in Biotechnology

2

 

Practical course: Microbial Technology

1

RESEARCH OPTION

Mandatory cources

 

Practical course: Techniques of Protein Purification

1

 

Mathematical methods in Biotechnology

2

 

 

 

 

 

Selective courses (16 credits)

 

Bioinformatics

2

 

Exploitation and Use of Enzyme

2

 

Applied Biotechnology in Medicine

2

 

Applied Nanotechnology in Biotechnology

2

 

Product Development in Biotechnology

2

 

Vaccine Technology

2

 

Food Biotechnology

2

 

Processes Biotechnology

2

 

Bioactive compounds

2

 

Biotechnology in Plant Breeding

2

 

Enviromental Biotechnology

2

 

Immunology

2

 

Biological Safety

2

 

Systemic Biology

2

 

Practical course: Advanced Analysis in Biotechnology

1

Thesis

 

 

12

Professional option

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selective courses (16 credits)

 

Bioinformatics

2

 

Exploitation and Use of Enzyme

2

 

Applied Biotechnology in Medicine

2

 

Applied Nanotechnology in Biotechnology

2

 

Product Development in Biotechnology

2

 

Vaccine Technology

2

 

Food Biotechnology

2

 

Processes Biotechnology

2

 

Bioactive compounds

2

 

Biotechnology in Plant Breeding

2

 

Enviromental Biotechnology

2

 

Immunology

2

 

Biological Safety

2

 

Systemic Biology

2

 

Practical course: Advanced Analysis in Biotechnology

1

 

Practical course: Techniques of Protein Purification

1

Thesis

 

 

10

Table 2: Courses of tranining program of Master degree in the close major to the biotechnology major such as food technology, aquaculture, chemical engineering.

Major

Additional Course

Course

Credits

Food Technology

Molecular Biology Techniques

2

Aquaculture

Process and Equipment in Biotechnology

2

Molecular Biology Techniques

2

Chemical engineering

Microbiology

2

Genetics and Molecular Biology

2


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