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Course summary

This course is designed to give students the theoretical and practical skills needed for a career in biotechnology within companies and research organisations. Gain a competitive edge with this Masters in a growing job market with a year in industry to cement the knowledge and skills learnt at university.


Core modules: Molecular Biology; Cell Culture and Antibody Technology; Special Topics in Biotechnology; Business and Enterprise; Research Methods and Bioethics; Research Project. Optional modules: Microbial Diagnostics; Techniques in Macromolecular Analysis.

Assessment method

Modules are assessed by a variety of different types of course work including written assignments, oral presentations and poster presentations, and examinations. The research project will involve the design, implementation and reporting of a major research task.

Entry requirements

A UK Honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent in a relevant discipline such as biochemistry, microbiology or biology. Applicants with relevant employment experience or other relevant qualifications may also be considered. International students need IELTS 6.5 (with minimum of 5.5 in reading, listening, speaking and writing).

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Biotechnology at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS