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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Medway Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • 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.

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).

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£ 14,500per year

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University information

University of Greenwich

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

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

The university has 4,863 International students from 102 countries studying in the UK.
The university works with 30 overseas partner organisations.
Greenwich Campus has one of the most beautiful settings in London.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    65th out of 100 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    107 48%

    74th

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86.0 86%

    3rd

    66
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.60 72%

    97th

    61

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