Taught course

Biotechnology for Environmental Sustainability

Edinburgh Napier University · Faculty of Health, Life and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

The entry requirements for this course is a Bachelor (Honours Degree) at a 2:2 or above, or equivalent. We look for applicants to have a background in a biology discipline such as biological sciences, biotechnology, microbiology, molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry, environmental biology, biomedical sciences in order to be eligible for the programme.

We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient relevant work experience within the industry.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This course is designed to enhance your career in a wide range of sectors, such as biorenewables, bioremediation and bioprocessing in which environmental sustainability is a key consideration. It will enable you to undertake a variety of fulfilling roles from research, and product and technology development to environmental protection and other leadership positions.

Biotechnology for Environmental Sustainability will equip you with broad theoretical knowledge and critical understanding of advanced principles in biotechnology. You’ll also gain the practical skills required to underpin a career within an industrial or research setting.

You’ll be supported by an active research group with varied interests and links with relevant industries, research institutes and other organisations.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months

Course contact details

Admissions and Enquiries
+44 (0)333 900 6040