Taught course

Biotechnology

Institution
University of East London · School of Health, Sports and Bioscience - HSB
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

Honours degree (or equivalent) in a biological or life sciences area. Applicants without this qualification will be assessed on other qualifications and experience.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Biotechnology is the practical application of molecular biology in human and animal health, agriculture, the environment and biochemical manufacturing. This programme equips you with knowledge of both the practical and theoretical aspects of specialist areas of biotechnology. In addition, you will be trained in research processes, culminating in an individual research project.
Programme structure:
The MSc comprises the following core modules:
Bioinformatics;
Commercial Biotechnology;
Molecular Biology and Disease;
Research Skills;
Dissertation.

Information for international students

In the case of applicants whose first language is not English, then IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) is required. International qualifications will be checked for appropriate matriculation to UK Higher Education postgraduate programmes.

Fees and funding

UK students
£6,990
International students
£11,400

2014/15 UK / EU Fees:
Full-time 2014/15: £6,990
Part-time 2014/15: £1,165 per 30 credit module

2014/5 International Fees
Full-time 2014/15: £11,400

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
8 months
part time
16 months

PGCert

full time
4 months
part time
8 months

Course contact details

Name
Applicant Enquiries
Email
study@uel.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 208 223 3333
Fax
+44 (0) 208 223 2978