BScHons (Biotechnology) is a unique interdepartmental programme aimed at enabling students to pursue their interest in molecular biotechnology through relevant research areas offered within fields of biochemistry, plant science, microbiology and plant pathology, plant production, as well as genetics. Students within this programme will be registered and will conduct their studies within the department of their choice. A student’s choice of research programme will determine which of the respective departments will mentor their honours degree programme.
- Relevant BSc degree with specialisation in Biochemistry, Genetics, Microbiology or Plant Sciences
- A weighted average of at least 60% at final-year level
- An admission examination may be required