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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

OCT

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Biotechnology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Biotechnology enables us to improve practices in diverse fields including genetics, agriculture, bioremediation, immunology, diagnostics, energy production, and age-assisted living. Our course provides you with knowledge, understanding and hands-on experience in modern biotechnology, and with practical insights into current commercial applications. It creates access to a broad range of career opportunities in this rapidly growing key technology.

You will learn about and appraise the approaches that can be used to address the challenges facing our planet, including: The development of biofuels, pharmaceuticals and crops to support and feed the growing human population

  • Industrial, plant and medical biotechnology
  • Gene and protein technology
  • Synthetic biology
  • Bioinformatics

The course has a very high proportion of practical work that provides valuable experience for your career. Our research-led teaching is continually evolving to address the latest challenges and breakthroughs in the field. Therefore to ensure your course is as relevant and up-to-date as possible, your module structure may be subject to change. Your research project will immerse you in a research environment, allowing you to conduct your research alongside our expert academics and PhD students in shared labs.

Modules

This module will enable students to acquire critical and transferable skills associated with the creation and growth of new business ventures. The module focuses on the development process, from start up to early stage growth of new ventures (new small businesses spin-offs from large firms, and especially innovative, technology-based firms). It covers essential processes associated with new venturing- opportunity identification, self-efficacy, ideas generation, bricolage and bootstrapping, developing business models, networking, marketing, financial, and behavioural aspects in different environments.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,340

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£17,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A degree with an overall 2.2 or equivalent in a relevant subject such as : Biology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Sciences, Genetics, Pharmacology, Medicine, Chemistry.