Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology Management
Admission and Accreditation
National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Bachelor degree entry or an equivalent foreign secondary qualification on an NSC level with Bachelor degree entry approved by Universities South Africa (USAF).
If you have an international school-leaving certificate, you need to provide a certificate of exemption issued by Universities South Africa (USAF).
You should have successfully completed the relevant Pearson Institute foundation programme. On successful completion of the foundation programme, students are required to apply to Universities South Africa (USAF) for a certificate of exemption in order to be admitted to a degree programme.
You should have successfully completed a relevant higher certificate qualification. On successful completion of the higher certificate, students are required to apply to Universities South Africa (USAF) for a certificate of exemption in order to be admitted to a degree programme
You need 32 Pearson Institute points or more
You need 50% or above for Grade 12 English
You need 50% or above for Grade 12 Mathematics
You need 50% or above for Grade 12 Biology/Life Sciences.
The points attained for the best two of the subjects of Biology/Life Sciences, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Physical Science must be doubled.
Calculation of Points
|NSC%||90% - 100%||80% - 89%||70% - 79%||60% - 69%||50% - 59%||40% - 49%||30% - 39%||0% - 29%|
|Pearson Institute Points||8||7||6||5||4||3||2||1|
Accredited by the South African Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education (CHE).
Registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).
The careers for you, as a Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology Management graduate, are varied and include:
Plant, agricultural and waste management
Technical positions in laboratories and Production
Technical positions in the food industry
Qualification facilities and campuses
The qualification is offered at Pearson Institute Midrand Campus
Appropriate laboratories are available
Additional notes / comments / information
Students who did not complete their secondary schooling in English as the language of teaching and learning or who are uncertain about their English language skills are advised to do an English course to prepare them for degree studies.
Faculty Executive: Weekly meetings held
South African Agency for Science and Technology (SAASTA) and Industry Stake Holders – Meetings and close co-operation/collaboration.