Medical Biotechnology at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS

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Course summary

This course will develop your understanding of key concepts and practices in the biotechnologies that drive new product innovation. Our course is designed to enhance your career in the medical or pharmaceutical biotechnology sectors in a variety of research, product and technology development and leadership roles. Medical Biotechnology will equip you with broad theoretical knowledge and critical understanding of advanced principles in biotechnology. You'll also gain the practical skills required to underpin a career within a business or research environment. Please visit our website for course details.


Subjects include: •Cell technology; Business and bioethics; Research skills; Biotechnology and drug discovery; molecular pathogenesis of microbial infection; Research project. One optional module from: Advanced immunology; Current practice in drug development; Molecular pharmacology and toxicology.

Assessment method

Research project.

Entry requirements

The entry requirements for this course is a bachelor (Honours) degree at a 2.2 or above, or equivalent. We look for applicants to have a background in bio-molecular sciences, such as: biological sciences, biotechnology, molecular biology, immunology, virology, genetics, biochemistry, biomedical sciences, human biology, pharmacology, microbiology, forensic biology in order to be eligible for the programme. We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient relevant work experience.

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 overall with no component below 5.5.

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Medical Biotechnology at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS