Research within our Faculty of Science and Technology 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.
How to apply
If English is not your first language you must demonstrate English language skills to the equivalent of IELTS 6.5 at commencement. We will then expect you to undertake courses to develop your English language competence to the equivalent of IELTS 7.0 in your first year of study.
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
A minimum classification of 2.1 in their first degree or equivalent And preferably a Masters degree (or Masters degree pending) Applicants whose secondary level education has not been conducted in the medium of English should also demonstrate evidence of appropriate English language proficiency, normally defined as: English language test Minimum entry requirement IELTS 6.5 (overall band score with not less than 6.0 in any of the individual elements) TOEFL (Internet Based) No longer accepted. Certificates issued before 17 April 2014 with scores of 91 may be accepted, please check with your admissions office. TOEFL (Paper Based) No longer accepted. Certificates issued before 17 April 2014 with scores of 570 may be accepted, please check with your admissions office. Cambridge Proficiency Pass