Taught course

Biotechnology

Institution
University of Salford · School of Environment and Life Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants should possess at least a UK lower second class honours degree (2:2) or equivalent in bioscience, chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacy or medicine. Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully. The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course. Two forms of APL may be used for entry: the Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).

Months of entry

September

Course content

3 good reasons to study Biotechnology at Salford:

  • Excellent career prospects in biotechnology and related fields
  • Multidisciplinary course
  • Biotechnology is a priority growth area in the UK (particularly the North West) as well as a globally important industry.

Course Summary

This course provides strong training in many issues at the forefront of biotechnology. It integrates bioscience, biochemistry and biomedical science. Appropriately for this growing area, entrepreneurial skills and entrepreneurship are also developed in this course, providing a unique approach to biotechnology.

Information for international students

International students must provide evidence of proficiency in English- IELTS 6.0 band score (with no element below 5.5) or above are proof of this.

Fees and funding

Fees 2014-15

Full-time £5,950

Part-time £992 per 30 credits

Full-time International £12,800

Full-time PgDip £3,966

Fees 2015-16

Full-time £6,070

Part-time £1,012 per 30 credits

Full-time International £13,050

Full-time PgDip £4,046

Additional costs

You should also consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits.

Scholarships and Bursaries

We offer awards to help you study through our:

  • Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship
  • University of Salford student loyalty discount
  • Country bursary scheme for International students only

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 - 36 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
course-enquiries@salford.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 295 4545
Fax
+44 (0)161 295 4646