Department of Biotechnology is promoting an English-taught innovative curriculum for Quality Agriculture Management.
Department of Biotechnology was established in 2002. The department offers a Baccalaureate degree program (B.S.) in Biotechnology. We aim to cultivate students’ comprehensive abilities and skills with high-quality education in both the theoretical foundation and practical experience of biotechnology. The program equips students with the knowledge and technical skills needed to navigate the mass of biological and biomedical data that is increasingly driving new developments in genomics and proteomics, animals/plants/cell biotechnology, food biotechnology. We have specialized research-quality laboratory equipments. Our department is certified by Institute of Engineering Education Taiwan (IEET)
1.We are mainly focused on the training of students' ability in bioinformatics by combining the characteristics of both life and computer science. Therefore, we hope to educate our students to become experts in both areas.
2.We offer professional courses in biotechniques and biomedicine in addition to food- and environmental-protection-related courses to meet the goals for future development.
3.Students are allowed to carry out independent research by taking advanced courses accompanied by research topics, so that hose students wishing to pursue higher degrees or work afterwards can be more competitive among their future colleagues.
4.By cooperation with biotechnology industry, students are actively involved in various research and development programs in order to be trained towards competitive advantage.
Major Advanced Studies
The graduates are encouraged to pursue their advanced degrees in approximately forty graduate schools in Taiwan in the areas including biotechnology, life science, molecular biology, clinical medicine, biology, genetics, public health, agricultural chemistry and other related areas.
Senior students can also study abroad after passing the TOEFL and GRE tests or take exams in order to be admitted to medical school and pursue an M.D. degree.
1.Exams for positions in government: Biotechnicians, investigators in the department of justice, technicians working for environmental protection administration.
2. a. Research technicians working at Academia Sinica, National Pubic Health Bureau, or other universities.
Working for biotechnology companies on research and development, sales, and instrument maintenance.
b. After taking courses in education, the graduates can be allowed to become middle or high school science teachers.
3.Becoming media workers with bioscience-related background by taking courses regarding journalism.
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