This Master’s in Biotechnology covers key fields such as gene therapy, drug design, genomics, proteomics, genetic engineering for plants, animals and micro-organisms, and bioinformatics. This multidisciplinary MSc in Biotechnology course brings together aspects of chemistry, biology and cell biology to cover knowledge across several key fields. You'll gain critical and analytical skills and learn to solve problems, establishing the practical and professional skills you need for employment or further study. The course helps you develop a creative attitude to the development and manufacture of biotechnology products. As well as subject-specific knowledge, you'll also gain critical awareness of the advances at the forefront of biotechnology. By exploring these biological systems, you'll learn to develop the technology, tools and products used in research, industry and agriculture. The course also includes a research project. If you wish, you can earn an endorsement in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology by taking your project in a pharmaceutical science or a related area. What you should know about this course
- This is a multidisciplinary degree, bringing together chemistry, biology and cell biology.
- Learn to explore biological systems to develop new technologies, tools and products that are useful in research, industry and agriculture.
- You’ll study in state-of-the-art laboratories at our Medway Campus in Kent.
- The course covers professional skills development to prepare for effective employment in the biotechnology sector.
All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.
Students will be assessed through a variety of methods, such as: Classroom presentations, discussions and case-studies Critical reviews, looking at new areas of research Examinations.
How to apply
The University of Greenwich accepts a broad range of international qualifications for admission to our courses.
Applicants should have: A BSc honours degree, normally at 2.2 or above, in biotechnology, molecular biology or biology related subjects OR equivalent qualifications OR substantial workplace experience. For more information, contact [email protected] or 020 8331 9000.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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