Taught course

Biotechnology

Institution
Nottingham Trent University · School of Science and Technology
Qualifications
MScMSc(Res)MRes

Entry requirements

A UK honours degree (minimum 2.1 for MRes; minimum 2.2 for MSc and MSc(Res)) or equivalent in a relevant discipline such as Biochemistry or Microbiology. Applicants with relevant employment experience or other relevant qualifications will also be considered.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Biotechnology is a massive international growth area and this course is designed to cultivate the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed for a career within companies and research organisations. You will be working with experts in individual disciplines and will have the opportunity to study a variety of aspects of your discipline of choice.

MSc Biotechnology is a commercially relevant course suited to recent graduates looking to develop professional skills for a job in a biotechnology company. This course also includes an option of a one year work placement.

The MSc by Research Biotechnology is aimed at students wishing to be fully prepared for research work on graduation, but who have limited practical laboratory experience. Through studying 60 credit points (CP) of taught modules directly related to acquisition of research skills and a 60 CP research project, you will emerge as a well-trained researcher with good prospects for further study to PhD or to direct work in industry. This course also includes an option of a one year work placement.

The MRes Biotechnology is an independent research based course, supervised by one of our experienced academics. The course will help you gain extensive knowledge in a particular subject area as well as develop vital research skills.

Information for international students

Please visit www.ntu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

Find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities at www.ntu.ac.uk/satpgfees.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12/24 months

MSc(Res)

full time
12/24 months
part time
24 months

MRes

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Team
Email
sci.enquiries@ntu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)115 848 8351