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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Medway Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This Master’s in Biotechnology covers key fields such as gene therapy, drug design, genomics, proteomics, genetic engineering for plants, animals and micro-organisms, and bioinformatics.

This multidisciplinary MSc in Biotechnology course brings together aspects of chemistry, biology and cell biology to cover knowledge across several key fields. You'll gain critical and analytical skills and learn to solve problems, establishing the practical and professional skills you need for employment or further study.

The course helps you develop a creative attitude to the development and manufacture of biotechnology products. As well as subject-specific knowledge, you'll also gain critical awareness of the advances at the forefront of biotechnology. By exploring these biological systems, you'll learn to develop the technology, tools and products used in research, industry and agriculture.

The course also includes a research project. If you wish, you can earn an endorsement in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology by taking your project in a pharmaceutical science or a related area.

Teaching

This course is taught by lectures, seminars, workshops and lab-based exercises, with the use of practical case studies. You'll gain teamwork experience to simulate an industrial setting as well as the critical thinking and problem-solving abilities which are important for modern biotechnology practice.

Assessment

Students will be assessed through a variety of methods, such as:

  • Classroom presentations, discussions and case-studies
  • Critical reviews, looking at new areas of research
  • Examinations.

Careers and placements

What sort of careers do graduates pursue?

Potential career destinations include Pharmaceutical, Agricultural, Environmental and Biotechnology industries and consultancies, as well as Biomedical and Intellectual property rights agencies. It is also a fine pathway to a research degree (MPhil/PhD).

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Greenwich

  • University League Table

    90th

  • Campus address

    University of Greenwich, Old Royal Naval College, Park Row, Greenwich, SE10 9LS, England

The university has 2,523 International students from 168 countries studying in the UK.
The university works with 47 overseas partner organisations.
The university employs 145 international members of staff, equating to 8% of all staff.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    70th out of 103 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    102 45%

    90th

    49
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71 71%

    69th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    36th

    57

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