An Honours degree (or equivalent) in the bio-molecular sciences, e.g. biotechnology, molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry and biomedical sciences. Alternatively you may have a degree equivalent qualification or a degree without Honours plus appropriate experience, gained in biotechnology or related industries and research laboratories. To check the equivalence of your qualification or experience, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Months of entry
The course is studied full-time over one year and is split up into three trimesters. Alternatively it can be studied by individualised part-time study with attendance.
You'll learn by a variety of teaching methods including lectures, tutorials, laboratory sessions, and through independent study.
You will study modules in:
Business & Bioethics
- Cell Technology
- Research Skills - Molecular Analysis
- Molecular Pathogenesis of Microbial Infection
- Biotechnology & Drug Discovery
- Independent Research Project
The option modules are:
- Advanced Immunology
- Molecular Pharmacology & Toxicology
- Current Topics in Pharmaceutical Science
Information for international students
For applicants whose first language is not English, the following is generally required: minimum IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 550/213 Please see our website for up-to-date information.
Fees and funding
Please see our website for up-to-date fee & funding information.
As part of the pilot scheme runs by the Scottish Government to support the economic priority sectors, five part-time study funded places have been available for students to apply.
Please visit the course website for information on applying.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Information Office
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