Taught course


University of Bedfordshire · Faculty of Creative Arts, Technologies and Science

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a 2:2 Honours degree in a related subject from a recognised higher education institution.

Months of entry

February, October

Course content

Modern biotechnology is a hugely complex subject, and this course covers its key areas, helping you to develop an advanced understanding of molecular and computational biology through to applied microbiology. You will learn about the latest technologies in these three areas; gain insights into how they are used in the global biotechnology industry; and discover how microbes can be used on an industrial scale to benefit humankind.

Key features
  • Explore the latest technologies in molecular biology and the industrial processes that are used to exploit microbes for specific products and applications
  • Our experienced teaching team consists of research-active specialists in academic disciplines related to biotechnology
  • Gain the ability to use assured, accurate and fluent language to present your work, and learn to develop graphs and images that clearly illustrate complex points
Career opportunities
This course will support your career in the biotechnology industries; pharmaceutical and food companies; academic institutions; health-related industries including the NHS; and other public organisations.
Areas of study may include:
  • Applied microbiology
  • Biomaterials
  • Computational and systems biology
  • Molecular biology
  • Research project

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    Up to 15 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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