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Master of Biotechnology (MBiotech)

Full Time

Master of Biotechnology (MBiotech)

  • $ 1000
    1st year fees
  • 9.0 (FCEs)
  • Campus
  • Masters
  • 24 months
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Master of Biotechnology (MBiotech) is a 24 months Masters program taught at University of Toronto, Canada. The program is offered in campus-based modes with full Time options. To successfully obtain Master of Biotechnology (MBiotech) from University of Toronto you are required to complete 9.0 (FCEs) credit hours. After completion of Master of Biotechnology (MBiotech) you will be able to further continue for advance studies or start career as Biomedical Engineer, Biotechnologist, BioChemist, Microbiologist.

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for admission in Master of Biotechnology (MBiotech) at University of Toronto for all applicants (Domestic or International) are:

  • program specific academic requirment set by University of Toronto.
  • English Language OR any other language requirments as set by University of Toronto as pre-requiste for admission in Master of Biotechnology (MBiotech).

Note: Please check the university website in the link below.

Courses Units

A general description of each required course is posted on the Biotechnology website.

​BTC 1​6​00H​Biopartnering I
​BTC 1610H​Biopartnering II
​BTC 1842HMedical Device Reimbursement​
​BTC 1859HData Science in Health I
​BTC 1877HData Science in Health Part II (prerequisite: BTC 1859H)
BTC 1882HDigital Ethnography in Health
BTC 1895HIntroduction to IT Consulting and Web Design
BTC 1899HData Science and Digital Health Technologies
​BTC 1900Y0Work Term I​ (Internship)
​BTC 1910Y0Work Term II​ (Internship)
​BTC 2000H+Effective Management Practices​
​BTC 2010HFundamentals of Managerial Concepts​
BTC 2030HManagement of Technological Innovation​
MSC 2011HSpecial Topics in Biomedical Communications
​MSC 2019H​Information and Data Visualization in Science and Medicine

0 Course that may continue over a program. The course is graded when completed.

+ Extended course. For academic reasons, coursework is extended into session following academic session in which course is offered.

Elective Courses

​BT​C 1830HMedical and Scientific Challenges in Marketing Therapeutics
​BTC 1840H​Patent Law for the Life Sciences
​BTC 1850HCreating Life Science Products​
BTC 1860H​Generations of Advanced Medicine: Biologics in Therapy (GAMBiT)​
​BTC 1920YWork Term III​
​BTC 2100YTopics in Biotechnology​
​BTC 2110H​Topics in Biotechnology
​BTC 2120HTopics in Biotechnology​

Other graduate courses approved by Program Directors.

More Information

The Master of Biotechnology (MBiotech) program is an interdisciplinary and course-based professional degree program offered through the Institute for Management & Innovation at the University of Toronto Mississauga. Offering fields in both Biopharmaceutical and Digital Health Technologies, this full-time, 24-month program incorporates both science and business courses with 8 to 12 months of paid work experience in industry.

Academic experience in the Life Sciences is required for both program fields. However, students come from various academic backgrounds with the common goal of pursuing a career in the biotechnology, digital health, and/or biopharmaceutical industries. The program is designed to meet the evolving needs of students and these global industry sectors, with lecturers stemming from various University of Toronto Faculties and from biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries and governmental agencies. The carefully selected combination of courses, coupled with relevant industry experience and a strong focus on teamwork, provides graduates with a truly interdisciplinary educational experience.

Career Opportunities

You can join one of the following careers:

  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Biotechnologist
  • BioChemist
  • Microbiologist
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