South Asian University (SAU), New Delhi
M.Sc. Biotechnology program of SAU has been developed with an aim to produce graduates who would have sufficient knowledge and expertise to pursue inherent problems of the region. The course structure is technology-centric where students learn technology and are taught necessary basic subjects for that purpose.
Since our students come from different countries and educational background, the first semester of MSc course focuses on all basic subjects in an attempt to bring all the students at par. The second and third semesters are designed to be teach courses that will enable students to understand all areas of modern biology. The students have to complete and defend a short project with any faculty member independently as part of their MSc dissertation work. The MSc teaching laboratory is well equipped with all modern instruments.
The MSc. Biotechnology program at SAU is unique as it exposes the students to all areas of basic and applied Biotechnology, which will help students to choose the path (academic or industry) after completing the course.
Classes are informal and students can raise questions at any time. Students are advised to listen carefully, understand and make notes. The most recent findings discussed in the class might not be present in textbooks. Attendance in all classes is compulsory.