Saturday, October 21, 2017

Master of Science in Biotechnology

The graduated program for Master degree specialized in Medical Biotechnology is contructed based on the researching methodology.

The duration is 2 years. The MSc student must complete 45 credits and has at least one public scientific paper to fullfill the requirement for thesis defense.

No

Course

Course code

Credits

Semester

Theory

Practice

Total

Part 1: General knowledge (04 credits)

1

Philosophy or Vietnamese culture

PC1

4

0

4

I, II, III

Part 2: Basic and Professional knowledge (11 credits)

Core subject (05 credits)

1

Research Methodology

PC5

3

0

3

I

 2

Special Study

PC6

0

2

2

II

Elective subject (06 credits)

1

Applied Microbiology

BC3

2

1

3

I

2

Advanced Biochemistry

PC4

2

1

3

I

3

Molecular Immunology

BC2

2

1

3

I

4

Genetic Engineering

AC1

2

1

3

I

Thesis (30 credits)

0

30

30

II, III

Total

45

 

 

Doctor of Philosophy in Biotechnology

The graduated program for PhD degree is developed followed to MOET and VNU-HCMC regulation and in the way to ensure a qualified education, includes 3 parts:

  • Part 1: Complementary module:
    • Provide more professional knowledge and skills from other BSc, MSc and PhD courses to support the performing of the PhD dissertation.
    • Depend on the diploma and certification (Bachelor or Master degree, biotechnology field or other fields), the number of required courses and credits will be different.
  • Part 2: Compulsory module includes PhD course, special studies and literature review:
    • Provide the needed knowledge and skills to perform the research professionally and ensure that the bioethics in research is followed.
    • Update new knowledge related directly to the research, build the aptitude for scientific research, and help PhD students solve some part of their dissertation.
  • Part 3: Performing research and PhD dissertation

The duration is 3 years. The PhD student must completed 135 credits (not include Philosophy and English requirement) and has public scientific papers to fullfill the requirement for PhD dissertation’s defense.

No.

Course

Course code

Credits

Note

Theory

Practice

Total

Part 1: Elective course (min 30 credits)

Should be completed in the first 12 months

1

Research Methodology

PC5

3

0

3

2

Applied Microbiology

BC3

2

1

3

3

Advanced Biochemistry

PC4

2

1

3

4

Molecular Immunology

BC2

2

1

3

5

Genetic Engineering

AC1

2

1

3

6

Medical genetics

BT301IU

3

1

4

7

Medical Microbiology

BT500IU

3

1

4

8

Stem Cell Biology

BT403IU

3

1

4

9

Crop Biotechnology

BT304IU

3

1

4

10

Algal Biotechnology

BT303IU

3

1

4

11

Techniques in Plant Biotechnology

BT201IU

3

1

4

12

Drug Design and Simulation

BT408IU

3

1

4

13

Pharmaceutical Chemistry

BT409IU

3

1

4

14

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

BT185IU

3

1

4

15

Process Biotechnology

BT165IU

3

1

4

16

Dairy Product Technology

BTFT500IU

3

1

4

17

Food analysis

BTFT302IU

3

1

4

18

Marine Biotechnology

BT177IU

3

1

4

19

Environmental Biotechnology

BT208IU

3

1

4

20

Aquaculture Genetics and Selective Breeding

BTAR301IU

3

1

4

21

Applied Bioinformatics

BE2

0

2

2

22

Scientific paper writing

BE6

3

0

3

Part 2: Core course (15 credits)

Should be completed in the first year

1

Special Study 1

PH1

3

0

3

2

Special Study 2

PH2

3

0

3

3

Literature review

PH3

3

0

3

4

Bioethics

PH4

3

0

3

5

Molecular cell biology

PH5

3

0

3

Part 3: Thesis (90 credits)

 

Thesis research defense

0

15

15

Progress research defense

0

30

30

Thesis writing and defense

0

45

45

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