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MOHAWK COLLEGE, HAMILTON, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Hamilton, OntarioLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1966Established Year

Diploma (Biotechnology)

 2 years
 full time
  English
 co op & on campus

Field of Study

$ 12,601 

1st Year
Fees

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Program Description

  • The Diploma in Biotechnology is a 2-year program at Mohawk College.
  • Students will have the opportunity to apply to the Co-operative Education Program.
  • Students will learn the following concepts in this program:
    • Fundamentals of biotechnology, microbiology, pharmacology, genetics, bioinformatics, and bioengineering.
    • Explore scientific methods and experimental techniques
    • Principles of quality assurance and manufacturing in the biotech industry
    • Quality assurance and manufacturing
  • Graduates are ready for in-demand careers in the biotechnology field, one of the most rapidly expanding fields in Canada.
  • The Graduate Satisfaction Rate for this college is 80%.
  • Graduates may be eligible to be registered as associate members of The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT).
  • The students may have job opportunities in:
    • Bioscience Laboratories
    • Pharmaceutical or Biology Production and Testing
    • Agricultural and Food Production Companies
    • Biofuel Companies
  • The Graduate Employment Rate of this college is 88%.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Diploma
Duration2 years
Fees$ 30,164 for 2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake May (Deadline - Feb 01)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL,PTE
Program Urlhttps://www.mohawkcollege.ca/programs/technology/biotechnology-369-669

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility: 

  • Students must provide proof of their academic standing equivalent to the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (Grade 12 High School).
  • Subjects required: Grade 12 English, Grade 11 Mathematics.
  • Senior Science (Chemistry, Biology or Physics) is recommended.

Language Requirments:

  • Students whose official language is not English are required to submit TOEFL or IELTS Scores. 

The above requirements are the minimum requirements and do not guarantee admission. The admissions committee will consider all evidence in the file and decide. To know more about the requirement….Read More


Required Document List

The Documents required are:

  • College Transcripts: The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of the previous academic qualifications.
  • Financial Documentation: The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
  • Two Letter of Recommendation: This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
  • Statement of Purpose: This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
  • Resume/CV: This provides a summary of the experience and skills of the student.
  • Tests Score statement: IELTS/TOEFL/PTE or other English proficiency testing results.


Application Deadline

May
Feb 01


Scores Required

6.0 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

80 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

50 / 90

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$12601$12601
Optional ancillary fees$1131$1131
Other fees$1350$1350
Total fees$15082$15082

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Room and board$ 1,350
Food$ 750

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A

VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • International Students will need to apply for a valid Student VISA before entering Canada.
  • A student visa is an immigration document that allows students to live and study in Canada.
  • The student must have a student visa to enroll in any degree, program, or course that takes more than 6 months to complete.
  • Whether students also need an Entry Visa depends on their country of citizenship.
  • The Temporary Resident Visa (Entry Visa) is a stamp placed on their passport that allows them to enter Canada.
  • In most cases, students Entry Visa will have the same expiry date as their Student VISA.
  • A student VISA is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. 
  • The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
    • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
    • Proof of identity 
    • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

Work Study

  • The work-study program offers part-time, on-campus jobs for full-time students with financial need.
  • Work-study jobs pay minimum wage or higher. Students can earn up to $2000 per term including vacation pay and benefits, and work a maximum of 20 hours per week.

    Career and Placement after Course

    After completing this program students have job opportunities in:

    • Biotech Laboratory Technician
    • Biotech Production and Technical Sales Representative
    • Biotech Research Assistant


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