Biotechnology (P052431) (Research)

University of Westminster, London

Degree level: Postgraduate

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Course summary

TEF Bronze

University of Westminster, London has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

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Research within our School of Life Sciences has an applied focus, with real-world impact. Experienced and research-active staff work in close collaboration with the bio-industry, NHS and other research institutions within the UK, Europe and the US. Our facilities at the Cavendish Campus are equipped with state of the art instrumentation. Our research in Biotechnology encompasses a number of areas including: biopolymer production; bioprocesses optimisation; environmentally friendly dye remediation; and green chemistry. Other areas of interest include biorefineries and biofuel production using algae, stem cell technology including mesenchymal stem cells and cord blood stem cells.

Course details


How to apply

International applicants

This course has a subject classification which requires students whose nationality is outside the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland to have an ATAS certificate, irrespective of country of residence at the point of application.

Further information can be found on the UK Government's website: www.gov.uk/academic-technology-approval-scheme


Entry requirements

Applicants should have a minimum classification of 2.1 in their first degree or equivalent and preferably a master's degree (or masters degree pending). Applicants whose first degree has not been studied in English should have IELTS 6.5 overall and 6.0 in all elements. Applicants need to submit a research proposal of 2,000–3,500 words. It should include a title of proposed research, identify discipline and formulate research questions clearly. It should also include proposed research methodology and plan of work and time schedule. References are normally required and if not provided with your application will be requested at a later date.


Fees and funding

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Biotechnology (P052431) at University of Westminster, London - UCAS