Biotechnology at The University of Edinburgh - UCAS

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Course summary

Changing demographics and growing demand for food, fuel and agricultural and environmental sustainability are among the key challenges the world faces today. In this Biotechnology MSc, you will:

  • learn research and development skills to enable the creation of new products and services
  • investigate the economic basis for current biotechnology structures and areas of future demand, including the global pharmaceutical industry and carbon sequestration
  • learn how technology can be applied to solve pressing real-world biological problems
  • gain the skills and expertise needed for future developments in biotechnology
Why study Biotechnology? This MSc investigates both the scientific and the economic basis for current biotechnologies and considers areas where future demand is likely to come from. It offers an opportunity to enhance your knowledge, research and business development skills using biological principles and systems to create new products, services and industries.


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Entry requirements

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Biotechnology at The University of Edinburgh - UCAS