M.Phil. Biotechnology

Scheme of Studies

The program is research-oriented and a student with an M.Sc. degree (or equivalent) in relevant subject should complete a minimum of 50 credit hours, distributed as follows:

SemestersCredit Hours
First & second semesters: Coursework including eight courses of three credit hours each24
Third & fourth semesters – Research and thesis26
At the end of the fourth semester, the student must submit a thesis to the Controller of Examinations and pass an oral examination defending his/her thesis
Total credit hours50

List of Courses (Selected)

  • Bioprocess Technology
  • Nanobiotechnology
  • Applications of Medicinal Plants
  • Modern Biotechnology: Principles and Applications
  • Advances in Plant Tissue Culture
  • Molecular Biology Techniques
  • Medical Genetics
  • Advances in Biotechnology
  • Gene Cloning
  • Molecular Pathology
  • Advances in Immunology
  • Emerging Viral Infections
  • Immunotherapeutics
  • Advances in Industrial Biotechnology
  • Solid Waste management
  • Research Methods in Biotechnology