Master's Graduate Programs-Biochemical Engineering
time: 2015-07-03

Master's Graduate Programs-Biochemical Engineering


1. Training objectives
The major training objectives are to equip student with
i.High level of foreign language and computer skills
ii.a solid basic theory and professional practice knowledge, 
iii.ability to work independently on Basic research in molecular biology applications and Industrial biological technology and biological medicine research and development
iv.enable the Master of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology candidate to have a moral, intellectual and physical development.


2. Study Duration
Three years study program but shall not exceed five years (including leave of absence)


3. Main Research Areas
i.Microbial Engineering
ii.Enzyme Engineering
iii.Biochemical Engineering


4. Mode of Training 
The Master student should work out the development programs within two weeks after start of the academic year and also participate in various assessments in the first 13 to 16 weeks of the third semester in accordance with the “South China University of Technology Master's degree graduate mid phase screening regulation”. The student must complete a community (teaching) practice session by the first 20 weeks of the third semester.


5. Credit Requirements
This master program requires 40 minimum credits in total, of which the taught courses should have a minimum 25 credits (compulsory courses-16 credits, electives-9 credits), literature review and the opening report-1 credit, academic activities-2 credits, thesis-12 credits. 
Opening report (1 credit): requires a literature review of more than 5000 words 
Academic activities (2 credits): student should participate in more than 10 lectures (including two cross-disciplinary) within the study period and fill out each of the "South China University of Technology graduate lecture participation form”. Three of which should have a summary of not be less than 1500 words with signed approval from the student’s supervisor. If a student publishes an English research paper in South China University of Technology unit with himself as the first author, of his supervisor as the first author or he as the second author, that will be considered as having participated in five lectures.


6. Dissertation work
Student should write the opening report during the third semester, student  should publish at least one research paper (review paper excluded) in the CJFB journals and over as the South China University of Technology signed for the first unit, he as the first author or mentor for the first author, or he as the second author; Or authorized invention patent ,or publish a SCI paper (except review papers) as South China University of units for the first signature,he as the first author or second author Before applying for  replying to graduation .After Complete the degree (graduation) papers, organize replying to graduation according to The relevant provisions on graduate student of South China University of Technology s for the Application for Degree ”Apply for graduate school in the reply.