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About This Program

Biotechnology is the use of living systems and organisms to develop or make useful products to improve our lives and the health of our planet. Recent advances in biotechnology are helping us prepare for and meet society’s most pressing challenges by healing, fueling and feeding the world. In Zhejiang Normal University, state-of-the-art facilities are available for Biotechnology Program (BP). Elite education, the characteristic of this program, was done by assigning a qualified mentor for every enrolled student to guide their studies as well as scientific research training.

After completing this program, students should:

²       Systematically master the basic theory and knowledge of biotechnology,

²       Acquire the ability in application and development of modern biotechnology,

²       Possess the ability to teach or pursue advanced academic programs in related fields.

Length of Program and Credit Requirement

This is a four-year program. This program includes compulsory and elective courses. Courses in calculus and chemistry are also required and are prerequisites for some essential courses. Opportunities for independent study and undergraduate research are available. To acquire the required course credits (minimum of 160), finish and successfully defend the dissertation, are mandatory to get the B.S. degree.