Biotechnology pathway

If you’re on this pathway you’ll study the commercial development of new knowledge and discovery in the biosciences.

Structuring your pathway

If you choose to take this pathway you must complete the following courses, plus the Biological Sciences capstone course, BIOSCI 399*:

75 points:

15 points from:

  • CHEM 110 Chemistry of the Living World
  • CHEM 120 Chemistry of the Material World
  • CHEM 150 Concepts in Chemistry

75 points:

  • BIOSCI 203 Biochemistry
  • BIOSCI 204 Principles of Microbiology
  • BIOSCI 220 Quantitative Biology*
  • INNOVENT 203 The Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • SCIGEN 201 Innovating for a Knowledge Society

60 points:

  • BIOSCI 326 Plant Biotechnology for Crops and Health*
  • BIOSCI 347 Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • BIOSCI 348 Food and Industrial Microbiology
  • INNOVENT 307 Ecosystems for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

*subject to approval for 2019

Other Biological Sciences pathways

Biotechnology not your thing? You can choose to keep your Biological Sciences major general, or choose a different pathway. Browse our other Biological Sciences pathways to find one that matches your interests:

Help and advice

For further information and advice, please contact the Science Student Centre.

Science Student Centre
Level G, Room G 20
(beside the entrance to the Large Chemistry Lecture Theatre)
Building 301
23 Symonds Street
Auckland 1010

Phone: +64 9 923 7020
Email: scifac@auckland.ac.nz
Web: wwww.sbs.auckland.ac.nz