Certificate in Applied Biochemistry

Certificate in Applied Biochemistry

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Certificate In Applied Biochemistry VSC901

Certificate In Applied Biochemistry has been developed in response to industry demand and are specifically designed to equip graduates with work-ready skills. Each participant will be trained and assessed in theory and in practical tasks. Real-world exercises are used throughout the program. 

Biochemistry, sometimes called biological chemistry, is the study of chemical processes within and relating to living organisms.  By controlling information flow through biochemical signaling and the flow of chemical energy through metabolism, biochemical processes give rise to the complexity of life. Over the last 40 years, biochemistry has become so successful at explaining living processes that now almost all areas of the life sciences from botany to medicine are engaged in biochemical research. Today, the main focus of pure biochemistry is in understanding how biological molecules give rise to the processes that occur within living cells, which in turn relates greatly to the study and understanding of whole organisms.

Core Modules:    These modules provide foundation knowledge for the Qualification - Certificate in Applied Biochemistry.

  •      Biochemistry I (Plants) BSC102
  •      Biochemistry II (Plant and Animal) BSC203
  •      Biochemistry III (Plant Processes) BSC302

Elective Modules:    In addition to the core modules, students study any 3 of the following 10 modules.

  •      Human Biology 1A (Anatomy & Physiology) BSC101
  •      Botany II - Applied Plant Physiology BSC204
  •      Hydroponics II - Hydroponic Management BHT213
  •      Medicinal Herbs BHT227
  •      Therapeutic Nutrition BRE211
  •      Biochemistry III (Animal Processes) BSC303
  •      Plant Ecology BEN305
  •      Psychopharmacology (Drugs and Psychology) BPS302
  •      Sports Nutrition BRE303
  •      Statistics BSC304

Note that each module in the Qualification - Certificate in Applied Biochemistry is a short course in its own right, and may be studied separately.

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