Taught course (will run subject to approval)


University of Lincoln · School of Life Sciences

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:2 honours degree in a related discipline

Months of entry


Course content

he MSc Biotechnology programme aims to provide the students with advanced level theoretical knowledge, understanding, practical experience and training, with a particular focus on modern molecular and systems biology approaches to emerging biotechnologies.

In addition to providing a good grounding in core biotechnology, provides specialist training in medical, industrial, environmental and fermentation biotechnology with the opportunity to complete a research project within one of these areas.

The programme also aims to provide training and support in developing a variety of key professional skills, including communication, critical analysis and thinking, project and time management, scientific writing, teamwork, ethics, information technology and career management.

The teaching staff are all research active with the majority of the staff belonging to two major research groups within the School of Life Sciences: Drug Design and Delivery and Molecular Basis of Disease. They can offer expertise in molecular, cell and system biology, recombinant DNA technology, protein biochemistry, structural biology, fermentation, bioengineering and many other areas. In addition to this the students are also exposed to external guest speakers from industry and other schools within the University.

Information for international students

The International Office will help you with all aspects of your time with us, from making an application and ensuring that your needs are met during your study, through to graduation at the magnificent Lincoln Cathedral.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

As a postgraduate student at the University of Lincoln, you may be eligible to apply for one of our generous scholarship packages. For more information on postgraduate funding and scholarships, please visit: http://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studyatlincoln/postgraduateprogrammes/feesandfunding/

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Enrico Ferrari