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Horizon Campus Provides Pathways to Excel in the Field of Biotechnology

A large part of this would constitute in creating a strong cadre of scientists, working in all areas of the biotech sector, using all available tools to bring the country forward. As such, Horizon Campus has been playing an integral role in contributing to the talent development of the bio technology industry in the country, by training the potential workforce required for this sector, through their globally accredited bio technology degrees in affiliation with highly ranked Nilai Campus in Malaysia.
Offering two key degrees comprising of The Diploma in Biotechnology and the Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Biotechnology, both the courses cover a comprehensive range of subjects that encompass the applications of biochemistry, molecular biology, genetic engineering, bioinformatics, cell culture techniques, marine and environmental biotechnology and others for the development of new products.
Backed by modern equipment to conduct necessary laboratory experiments and research activities, the highly academically decorated faculty members cover the course contents with latest updates and guides the students to conduct newest trends in biotechnology associated research plus internships at reputed industries is guaranteed.
Those interested in biotechnology careers can begin their journey by taking several biology or chemistry electives while in high school and then attain a bachelor’s degree in biotechnology.
Such degrees will help form a firm foundation of knowledge in the subject that can be further enhanced through an internship at reputed companies to acquire hands-on training in the field. Depending upon the chosen career path, students can then consider on embarking on their master’s degree or end up with a Ph.D. in order to achieve higher positions in the industry.
Since technology is always changing, growing and shifting, some fields of biotechnology are developing rapidly and can literally change by the week. Therefore, staying up-to-date is crucial. By subscribing to industry publications, becoming active in industry associations, keeping in touch with network contacts is much needed to have a successful biotech career.
As such, Horizon Campus, with their knowledgeable lecturer panel, their state of the art laboratories and their strong links to the industry, is an ideal choice for bio technology education in the country.
Registrations are now open for the 10th Intake for Diploma and Bachelors of Sciences (Hons) in Biotechnology. Interested parties can witness the holistic environment of the Horizon Campus premises by making a visit to the Campus premises as well as obtain further information by visiting www.horioncampus.edu.lk or contacting 0716 623 623, 0716 613 613, or 0114 365 555.

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