The normal requirement would be for a student to have a 2(ii) Honours undergraduate degree in an appropriate Biological Science subject. Applications from mature students, without formal qualifications, but with relevant industrial, commercial, research or other experience will be considered.
Months of entry
The course has a strong practical emphasis and will provide the advanced theoretical and practical background necessary for employment in the Biotechnology industry, as well as equipping students with the knowledge required to pursue advanced studies in this area. During the taught phase of the degree, you will take modules in marine biotechnology, molecular and medical laboratory techniques, techniques of molecular biology and biotechnology; Molecular systems biology; plant biotechnology, environmental and Industrial biotechnology, medical biotechnology and genomes and molecular genetics. The research project will take place during the summer and will be conducted under the direct supervision of one of the staff involved in teaching the course. Students will be able to choose their research project from a wide range of topics which will be related to the taught material.
Information for international students
IELTS: a minimum score of 6.0 (with no element below 5.5) is required.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Dr AH Shirsat
- +44 (0)1248 382323