The 4-year BSc in Biotechnology at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah is an innovative and interdisciplinary program that combines principles from biology, chemistry, and engineering to develop solutions for healthcare challenges. This degree provides students with a comprehensive understanding of biotechnology fundamentals such as molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry, bioinformatics and nanotechnology. Students will also gain hands-on experience through laboratory work where they can apply their knowledge to solve real-world problems related to drug development or medical device fabrication. Graduates from this program are well prepared for careers in research laboratories or industry settings working on projects ranging from agricultural biotechnology to cancer diagnostics. They may also pursue further studies leading towards advanced degrees such as Master's or Doctoral programs, allowing them to become experts within their chosen field while making meaningful contributions towards improving human health outcomes worldwide.
The program requires completion of the General Education Component. For information relating directly to the General Education requirements, please review the catalog section entitled, “General Education Component.” You must speak with your advisor to ensure that the General Education Component requirements are satisfied. The 5th writing intensive course for the BS in Biotechnology is BIOL 450 Bioethics