Faculty of Science

Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology (International Program) (BBTech)

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Quick Information

HIGHLIGHTS

4

YearS Full-time

Duration

  • Thailand’s Oldest and Most Prominent School of Science
  • Outstanding Faculty-Student Ratio
  • Taking Advantages of Thailand’s Great Biodiversity
  • Various Areas to Choose From

ADMISSION

CONTACT PROGRAM

Academic Affairs (BBTech Program)
Faculty of Science

Chulalongkorn University

+66 2218 5054
bbtechchula@gmail.com

Overview

The International B.Sc. Program in Biotechnology (BBTech) is an interdisciplinary program under the Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University focusing in various areas including animal and plant biotechnology, microbial biotechnology, environmental biotechnology, food biotechnology, bioinformatics, and biotechnology management.

Biotechnology is essential to the advancements in agriculture, health and medicine, food and non-food products, as well as environmental protection. Advancements expand to involve diverse and multidisciplinary sciences, such as recombinant DNA technology, applied immunology, and genomics. Therefore, Thailand must prepare researchers who are well-equipped and skillful in latest technologies and biotechnological innovations in order to contribute to the sustainable development and health, and economic growth of the country and the world.

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WHY this program
at Chula

1

Thailand’s Oldest and Most Prominent School of Science

Regarded as a school that produces proficient science graduates since 1916, Chulalongkorn’s Faculty of Science, the third largest faculty of the university, offers graduate and undergraduate education in 14 departments. Since the establishment of the Faculty, over 10,000 students have graduated with Bachelor degrees. At present, the number of undergraduate and post-graduate students is more than 2,000 and 800 respectively.

2

Outstanding Faculty-Student Ratio

The Faculty of Science has almost 400 academic staff supported by over 300 administrative staff and technicians. The faculty provides academic services through consultations, academic seminars, and technological development and transfer. Our courses and research are taught and supervised by outstanding faculty members who are at the forefront of biotechnological researches and innovations in Thailand.

3

Taking Advantages of Thailand’s Great Biodiversity

Thailand is a country of great biodiversity, which provides valuable resources that can be used to improve our health and lives. Students will be able to take advantage of the country’s great resources for the studies and experiments in the field of biotechnology that which has now expanded to include interdisciplinary of diverse sciences, such as applied immunology, genomics and big data.

4

Various Areas to Choose From

The program’s curriculum is designed to accommodate candidates with different interests in biotechnology through various coursework and research opportunities.  Various areas of Biotechnology offered include:

  • Animal Biotechnology
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Microbial Biotechnology
  • Food Biotechnology
  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Marine Biotechnology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biotechnology Management

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities in biotechnology include bioengineer, microbiologist, plant and animal biotechnologist, biochemistry technologist, environmental biotechnologist, food scientist and technologist, biotechnology management jobs, R & D jobs in companies, R & D jobs in government labs, academic jobs in colleges & universities, QA / QC jobs, clinical research jobs, production jobs in pharmaceutical industry, etc.

Admission

Applicant must have completed or be presently enrolled in their final year of high school, or its equivalent levels according to the condition set by Chulalongkorn University.

1. Applicants must submit all of the following 3 required documents that all results must meet the requirements.

1.1. Applicants must have graduated or currently be enrolled in their final year of high school (Mattayom 6 in Thai system), or its equivalent levels according to the criteria set by Chulalongkorn University, with a minimum GPAX of 2.75 and have taken at least one course in Biology, or its equivalent levels according to the criteria set by Chulalongkorn University.

1.2. Applicants must submit one of the following English proficiency test scores:

  • TOEFL (Paper-based) at least 550 or
  • TOEFL (Internet-based) at least 79 or
  • IELTS at least 6.0 or
  • SAT (Evident-Based Reading and Writing) at least 450 or
  • CU-AAT (Chulalongkorn University Academic Aptitude Test) (Verbal Section) at least 400 or
  • CU-TEP (Chulalongkorn University Test of English Proficiency) at least 80

1.3. Applicants must submit one of the following Mathematics test scores:

  • CU-AAT (Chulalongkorn University Academic Aptitude Test) (Math Section) at least 450 or
  • SAT (Math) at least 490 or
  • SAT II (Subject Test) (Math Level 2) at least 600

The official score report of the tests in 1.2. and 1.3. is valid only if the tests are taken no more than two years prior to the application deadline.

2. Have good behavior and be willing to comply with the rules and codes of Chulalongkorn University.

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Contact

Academic Affairs (BBTech Program)

Faculty of Science

Chulalongkorn University

Room 103, 1st Floor, Tab Nilanidhi Building

254 Phayathai Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand

Tel
+66 2218 5054

Email
bbtechchula@gmail.com

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