The minimum entry requirement is a UK 2:1 degree, or its international equivalent, with a strong background in biotechnology, biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, plant sciences or related sciences.
Months of entry
Changing demographics and growing demand for food, fuel and agricultural and environmental sustainability are among the key challenges the world faces today.
Through independent research on campus or in industry, you will learn how technology can be applied to solve pressing real-world biological problems and gain the skills and expertise needed for future developments in biotechnology.
This MSc provides the opportunity to learn research and development skills using biological principles to enable the creation of new products and services.
You will investigate the economic basis for current biotechnology structures and areas of future demand, such as:
- the global pharmaceutical industry
- carbon sequestration
- biofuel production
- innovations in drug and vaccine design
- regenerative medicine.
Fees and funding
Visit Scholarships and Student Funding Services at http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/student-funding/postgraduate
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Programme Administrator
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