Friday, 26 May 2017

Prospective Students


MASTER OF SCIENCE PROGRAM IN BIOTECHNOLOGY(INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM) 

Level Master's
Faculty 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
1. hold a Bachelor

Curriculum Structure

Plan A1
Required Courses* 4            Credits
Elective Courses not less than* 4            Credits
Thesis 36            Credits
Total not less than 36            Credits
* Non Credit
Plan A2
Required Courses 15            Credits
Elective Courses not less than 9            Credits
Thesis 12            Credits
Total not less than 36            Credits

Job option after graduation

1. Scientist/ Researcher/ Lecturer who work at government agencies and private
2. Quality Assurance Analyst/Quality Control Analyst
3. Sales staff of materials science /or food and drug

Course Requirements

Plan A2

Required Courses Credit
SCBT591 : SPECIAL TOPICS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY I 1
SCBT592 : SPECIAL TOPICS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY II 1
SCBT605 : TECHNIQUES IN BIOTECHNOLOGY 3
SCBT615 : ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY I 3
SCBT691 : BIOTECHNOLOGY SEMINAR I 1
SCBT692 : BIOTECHNOLOGY SEMINAR II 1
SCID506 : CONCEPTS OF MOLECULAR BIOSCIENCE 2
SCID516 : BIOSTATISTICS 3
Elective Courses Credit
SCBT502 : RECOMBINANT DNA TECHNOLOGY 3
SCBT511 : FERMENTATION TECHNOLOGY 3
SCBT512 : DOWNSTREAM PROCESSING IN BIOTECHNOLOGY 3
scbt514 : 0
SCBT514 : BIOPROCESS ENGINEERING FOR BIO-RENEWABLE RESOURCES 3
SCBT531 : FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 3
SCBT601 : PLANT BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 3
SCBT602 : GENE REGULATION 3
SCBT604 : ADVANCED ANIMAL CELL TECHNOLOGY 3
SCBT608 : CURRENT TOPICS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY 3
SCBT609 : BIOLOGY AND PATHOBIOLOGY OF SHRIMP 3
SCBT610 : BIOTECHNOLOGY COMMERCIALIZATION 2
SCBT611 : ADVANCED BIOPROCESS ENGINEERING 3
SCBT631 : ADVANCED FOOD TECHNOLOGY 3
SCID518 : GENERIC SKILLS IN SCIENCE RESEARCH 1
Thesis Credit
SCBT698 : THESIS 12
SCBT798 : THESIS 36