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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
NQF Level 08
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 2

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