Bioprocessing 732

Module code CBP 732
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Description of industrial biotechnology in a process engineering environment. Focus on specific applications in the mining, agricultural, paper and pulp, medical, pharmaceutical, veterinary, brewing and food industries. Principles including implications of bio-prospecting, bio-safety, inoculum production, aseptic growth, quality control and product formulation as applicable to bio-processes. Fermentation with various microbial groups, bio-leaching, gene transfer, solid-substrate fermentation, enzymatic catalysis and immunology. Bioreactors, batch and continuous processing. Bio-remediation.

Module credits 32.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 32 contact hours per semester
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Chemical Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 1

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