About this Program
Level: Diploma in Biotechnology
Length: 4 semestersCheck My Eligibility
Belleville Campus Campus
Biotechnology plays a critical role in the battles against hunger, disease and pollution. It is used in developing precision medicines and gene therapies, environmental decontamination to restore polluted spaces and engineering crops to improve their yield and nutrition. A career in biotechnology holds many opportunities to make an impact in government, industry, education and medical facilities. There is a growing demand for skilled technicians, lab technologists and research assistants. You could work in life sciences, agriculture, food production, pharmaceuticals, and sanitation or health research. Graduates also find opportunities in regulation and enforcement, quality control and sales.
Study and Work in Canada
Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.