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
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.
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
Part-time £992 per 30 credits
Full-time International £12,800
Full-time PgDip £3,966
Part-time £1,012 per 30 credits
Full-time International £13,050
Full-time PgDip £4,046
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
Course contact details
- Course Enquiries
- +44 (0)161 295 4545
- +44 (0)161 295 4646