Taught course

Biotechnology

Institution
University of Greenwich · School of Science
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

Applicants should have:

  • A BSc honours degree, normally at 2.2 or above, in biotechnology, molecular biology or biology related subjects
  • OR equivalent qualifications
  • OR substantial workplace experience.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This Master’s in Biotechnology covers key fields such as gene therapy, drug design, genomics, proteomics, genetic engineering for plants, animals and micro-organisms, and bioinformatics.

This multidisciplinary MSc in Biotechnology course brings together aspects of chemistry, biology and cell biology to cover knowledge across several key fields. You'll gain critical and analytical skills and learn to solve problems, establishing the practical and professional skills you need for employment or further study.

The course helps you develop a creative attitude to the development and manufacture of biotechnology products. As well as subject-specific knowledge, you'll also gain critical awareness of the advances at the forefront of biotechnology. By exploring these biological systems, you'll learn to develop the technology, tools and products used in research, industry and agriculture.

The course also includes a research project. If you wish, you can earn an endorsement in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology by taking your project in a pharmaceutical science or a related area.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
courseinfo@greenwich.ac.uk
Phone
020 8331 9000