Taught course

Applied Biotechnology

Institution
University of Westminster · Life Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You must have at least a BSc Honours in Biological Sciences or a related discipline, a professional qualification of equivalent status and associated work experience or an equivalent qualification deemed suitable by the course team. If you are applying for Part time study, you will normally be working in a relevant area and will require written support from your employer including confirmation that facilities will be available in your workplace for you to carry out your research project.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our established programme in Biotechnology, which has been extensively updated, includes a wide range of modern molecular biology techniques and how biotechnology can be used by today's society. You will complement your theoretical studies with hands-on experience of fully controlled fermenters that are up to pilot-plant scale, and are linked to modern monitoring and control systems.

You will study a range of subjects in considerable depth, including bioactive compounds, industrial bioprocesses, microbial physiology and fermentation technology, microbial production of novel metabolites, monitoring and control of fermentation, topics in biotechnology, and types of bioreactors.

Information for international students

If your first language is not English you should have an IELTS score of at least 6.5, with 6.0 in each element. If you do not have English as your first language, you will need to complete Academic English screening and any resulting recommended Academic English support activity.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
course-enquiries@westminster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7911 5000