This course will meet the needs of those who are keen to keep abreast of the latest developments in the area of life sciences. Students must complete 7 modules to be awarded the Specialist Diploma. Students are strongly advised to complete all modules offered in their year of enrolment and thus complete the requirements of the Specialist Diploma in one academic year. Each module consists of 35 hours of lectures and practicals with a practical component of approximately 50-60% of the total curriculum hours. Each module will run for one month. Formal assessment will consist of examinations, assignments and laboratory based assessments. Examinations will be held at the end of each semester. Graduates of the Specialist Diploma who wish to undertake additional modules may apply to do so as short course participants. This is however subject to availability of places.
To allow participants to re-engineer their careers to meet challenges in the life science industry.
To provide participants with opportunities to upgrade their skills in the area of molecular biotechnology
Who Should Attend
This course will be useful for persons seeking to develop, upgrade or refresh their knowledge and skills in Molecular Biotechnology. Professionals who are seeking opportunities in the developing Life Science sector will find the course appropriate. The Specialist Diploma has attracted students from a wide range of backgrounds, including manufacturing, quality control, research, life and chemical sciences, engineering, education, law, business and horticulture.
Foreign applicants need to have a valid immigration pass or work pass with validity covering the duration of this part-time course.
About the School
The CET Academy is committed to promote lifelong learning and strives to provide a variety of high quality but affordable courses and training programmes that are demanded by our customers for professional upgrading and retraining.
The Academy trains more than 6,000 adults annually and conducts over 200 courses each year, ranging from short courses to formal diploma programmes, targeted at workers from a wide spectrum of industries, including business, finance, manufacturing, IT, life sciences, management and entrepreneurship.