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Applied Biomolecular Technology MSc

Applied Biomolecular Technology MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Biomedical Sciences Medical Technology Molecular Biology

Course type


Course Summary

Advanced training for biological, chemical and physical scientists for careers in the global biotechnology sector or a research degree.


This technology is used in the production of drug delivery systems, the design of healthcare products and vaccines, and the development of healthier food products.

  • Gain advanced training and an opportunity to discover industry's need for skilled biomolecular technologists
  • Analyse the natural and artificially engineered large bio-molecules of importance to the pharmaceutical, food, nutrition, healthcare and biomedical industries
  • A three-month industrial placement module and contributions from industry experts ensure that you learn the latest developments in the field
  • Study methods in gene-cloning and protein engineering central to the biotechnology sector


The University is surrounded by many high-tech pharmaceutical and biotech small-medium-enterprise companies, in addition to the pharmaceutical and food ‘giants’ such as Astra Zeneca, Boots, Riker 3M, Mars-Pedigree, Northern Foods, Cott Beverages, PepsiCo and United Biscuits.

Job opportunities may arise in these companies who share a good relationship with the University.

Different course options

Full time | Sutton Bonington Campus | 1 year | 21-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module will provide you with a firm understanding of the basic chemistry behind the properties of biomolecules - properties which underpin their behaviour in vivo - and their technology and some of the techniques used to characterise their size. You will learn about biomolecular structure, properties and function relevant to industry or in a biomedical environment.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

2:2 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject.