Taught course

Marine Biotechnology

Institution
University of Stirling · Faculty of Natural Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A minimum of a second class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This skills-focused MSc provides you with a thorough knowledge of the biodiversity in our oceans while receiving practical training in cutting-edge techniques and experimental approaches that underpin on-going developments in marine biotechnology.

You'll learn about existing products developed by marine biotechnologists and gain insight into new and emerging global market opportunities. Seminars led by distinguished industrialists and commercial marine biotechnologists will encourage your entrepreneurial spirit, provide inspiration and allow for appreciation of commercial realities.

Enhancing your employability is at the forefront of our mind so we'll help you gain key skills, including:

  • problem solving and critical thinking
  • information retrieval, evaluation and presentation
  • data interpretation and report writing
    group working, organisation and leadership

Through an active approach to learning, you'll develop confidence to work independently and are encouraged to pursue your main interests.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
marine.biotechnology@stir.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1786 467894