About Biological Sciences and Engineering

The objective of this program is to present an interdisciplinary introduction to biological sciences and engineering, with a focus on science, technology and innovation that addresses African needs in health, agriculture and energy.


The certificate program is open to both AUST and non-AUST students who would like to develop a strong background in biomedical engineering, drug bio-discovery, bio-fuels and sustainable applications of biological applications. The students receive a certificate of completion at the end of each course. Students who complete an approved sequence of two courses receive a Diploma in Biological Sciences and Engineering.

The tracks include:


  • Biomedical Innovation
  • Innovation


  • Biomedical innovation
  • Tissue engineering
  • Biomaterials

Bio-energy and Agriculture

  • Bio-fuels
  • Entrepreneurial agriculture