Taught course

Biotechnology

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

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a minimum of a 2:2 honours degree, or equivalent, in a science degree related to biology or biotechnology, including the study of genetics and molecular biology and a completed a scientific research project or module in your final year or comparable research experience.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Do you want to focus your scientific career on one of the fastest moving sectors of science? The UK has hundreds of biotech companies and is a leader in innovating specialist products from living organisms. Biotech applications are enhancing food production, treating medical conditions, and having a significant impact on the global future.

Given the common expectation for job candidates to have some form of postgraduate qualification, this Masters course offers a route to careers in biotechnology as well as the broader life sciences industry. If your first degree included the study of genetics and molecular biology, and a research module, you’re well-placed to join us.

Information for international students

International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 6 in each component (or approved equivalent).

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Phone
0191 227 4444