The revolution and rapid growth of biosciences, driven by advancements in genomics, applied immunology, and pharmaceutical therapies, is likely to increase in the post-COVID-19 era. Align your skills for career opportunities in this exciting field with our Biotechnology postgraduate degree. Led by a research-active academic team, the course draws together developing and highly relevant topics, including molecular biology, proteomics, genomics, novel therapeutics and green (plant) biotechnology. You will explore how biotechnology can address a range of global challenges, including life expectancy, antibiotic resistance and sustainable agriculture. Available with full and part-time study routes, the course provides you with opportunities to produce a robust scientific argument, and formulate and test hypotheses. You will develop science communication skills, analytical techniques and problem-solving approaches, as you prepare to be a next-generation scientist.
- Understand how genetic modification and genome editing contribute to contemporary medical and commercial research
- Learn about genome editing technology (CRISPR) and the possibility of adjusting the genome to achieve desired goals and overcome global health challenges
- Strengthen your analytical ability, gain confidence in critical evaluation, and build competence in interpreting bioscience data
Assessment is by a combination of written examinations, oral presentations, coursework, laboratory reports and submission of the dissertation.
Applicants should possess at least a UK lower second class honours degree (2:2) or equivalent in bioscience, biochemistry, pharmacy medicine or related subject.
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Additional fee information
Study awards include: Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship; University of Salford student loyalty discount; Country bursary scheme (for International students only).
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