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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Biotechnology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This Masters in Biotechnology programme provides you with an advanced practical knowledge of biotechnology and molecular genetic technologies underpinning modern biotechnology and how they can be applied to solve real world problems. The programme offers training in a broad range of topics including environmental biotechnology, synthetic biology, plant engineering, stem cell therapies and vaccine development.

During this course, students will gain a sound understanding of the nature of business based on bioscience knowledge and research, their opportunities for innovation and regulatory requirement constraints, intellectual property and ethical issues.

The course involves extensive interaction with industry, through site visits, guest lectures and an 'Industrial Networking Symposium' where representatives from the European biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry will discuss their companies and answer your questions on working in the industrial sector. This course has a strong laboratory component, with courses that run throughout the year, giving you hands on experience of diverse biotechnological research skills. This course provides an advanced practical knowledge of how research and industry are being applied to solve real world problems.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

Biotechnology Research Project
Molecular Research Skills
Industrial and Environmental Microbiology
Bioscience Commercialisation
Synthetic Biology
Omics Technologies
Plant Biotechnology
Bioimaging for Researchers
Recombinant Protein Expression

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,450

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£22,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need a second-class Honours degree or equivalent in a related subject area – biology, microbiology, biotechnology or biochemistry – although applicants with a degree in other areas may be considered. Professional experience may also be taken into account.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more

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