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Biotechnology (Healthcare Technologies) MSc

Biotechnology (Healthcare Technologies) MSc

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Full time


1 year

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Biotechnology Health Studies

Course type


Course Summary

Study the rapidly developing field of biotechnology and get ready for a career finding solutions for global healthcare challenges.

This course will give you an understanding of how the molecular and cellular mechanisms of biological systems can be utilised and manipulated to improve diagnostic tools and drug therapies to solve real-world biological problems. You'll gain the skills and expertise required for future developments in biotechnology, along with specialist knowledge in biotechnology for healthcare.

Career prospects

You’ll graduate with the specialist skills and knowledge for a career in further research, such as a PhD, or roles outside of academia in bioscience, agriculture or environmental industries. You'll also be suited for careers in non-lab settings such as legal, educational or entrepreneurial roles. Recent biotechnology graduates from Bath have been successful in applying for PhD places and others have gone on to roles including Upstream Scientist, Deployment Strategist, Bioanalytical Scientist, Data Consultant and Life Science Conference Producer.

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Entry requirements

You should have a first or strong second-class bachelor's honours degree or international equivalent. To apply for this course, you should have an undergraduate degree in any biosciences, medical or biomedical-based subject, such as biosciences, medical, veterinary, biotechnology, life sciences, pharmacy or pharmacology, or in biochemical engineering or technology.

University information

The University of Bath is one of the UK’s most prestigious institutions, ranking top 10 in the Complete University Guide 2023. The university is known for excellence in teaching and research, a welcoming community, and for providing students with outstanding preparation for the workplace. Bath fosters an inclusive and supportive learning community, comprised of students from all over the world. There are more than 145 countries represented in...more