Taught course

Medical Biotechnology

Edinburgh Napier University · School of Life Sciences

Entry requirements

The entry requirements for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at a 2:2 or above. We look for applicants to have a background in bio-molecular sciences such as: biotechnology, molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry and biomedical sciences.

We may consider degree equivalent or lesser qualifications if you have sufficient relevant work experience gained in biotechnology related industries and research laboratories.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Develop your understanding of key concepts and practices in the biotechnologies that drive new product innovation as well as the business principles underlying commercialisation of biomedical research.

This course is designed to enhance your career in the medical or pharmaceutical biotechnology sectors in a variety of research, product and technology development and leadership roles.

Medical Biotechnology 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 a business or research environment.

This is a part-time course, starting in September or January, with flexibility in the number of taught modules taken in each trimester.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months

Course contact details

Admissions and Enquiries
+44 (0)333 900 6040