Starts in January, May, September
Seneca is delivering this program online with some on-campus learning activities in January 2021. Students with on-campus activities will receive information about course scheduling and preparing to come to campus. Learn more about technical requirements for online learning.
In this two-year diploma program, you will benefit from practical training and learn the essential principles and techniques used in the biochemical sciences. You will gain hands-on experience needed to perform experiments and determinations with the precision required in a broad range of industries. That means getting hands-on training in the proper care and use of laboratory apparatus for wet and instrumental methods.
The program covers a broad range of topics, including organic and analytical chemistry, biochemistry, industrial microbiology, as well as pharmaceutical and instrumental methods.
This program shares a common first year with the three-year Biotechnology Advanced, Chemical Engineering Technology and Chemical Laboratory Technology – Pharmaceutical programs. You can transfer to these programs after the second semester or upon graduation.
Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:
When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore: