Taught course

Biotechnology

Institution
Coventry University · Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold the equivalent of a 2:2 undergraduate degree in Bioscience or Biological Chemistry. We would expect to see the study of the following subjects in the final year of the undergraduate degree: molecular biology (e.g. recombinant DNA), microbiology, biochemistry, cell biology.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Analysts have predicted that biotechnology will be one of the most important applied sciences of the 21st century and a key driver in the world economy. From agricultural and environmental to pharmaceutical and healthcare products and services, it already represents one of the largest and most rapidly growing sectors within the life sciences.

This Master’s course is designed to provide the training and development necessary to meet demand for highly skilled scientists within the expanding and global bioscience sector. It can lead to a wide range of careers including academic, commercial, industrial and healthcare applications of biotechnology.

Biology degrees have been provided at Coventry University for over 40 years and are taught in our multi-million pound, state-of-the-art Science and Health Building. This features a suite of analytical and biological laboratories where you can gain hands-on experience in cutting-edge industry techniques.

Information for international students

This course requires IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Recruitment and Admissions Office
Email
ukpostgraduate@coventry.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 24 7765 4321