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BC Institute of Technology – Biotechnology Program


Building SW9-2083700 Willingdon Ave
Burnaby BC
V5G 3H2


Member Sector: Academic & Research Institutions

BCIT offers a joint (with UBC) Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology, Honour (co-op) degree program specifically designed to meet the needs of industry. This unique degree program combines extensive training in science theory available at UBC with the extensive laboratory training available at BCIT.

The BCIT Biotechnology program has partnered with UBC’s department of Microbiology and Immunology to offer a unique and comprehensive learning experience. The BCIT-UBC joint Honours in Biotechnology BSc degree program gives students the best of two educational leaders: the University of British Columbia’s theoretical and research expertise and BCIT’s hands-on laboratory training and high calibre, foundational courses. For more than 10 years, this joint program has prepared students with current scientific and technical expertise and the business and communication skills to start their biotechnology careers as soon as they graduate. The students in the program are also required to complete 4 co-op work terms as part of their degree.