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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Sutton Bonington Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course Overview

Modern biotechnology applies novel tools and approaches to address today's global challenges. You'll learn about fundamental cellular mechanisms and genetic manipulations of biological systems and production processes. Develop skills in research through training in advanced molecular methods and high-throughput technologies.

You can specialise in plant, microbial or animal biotechnology: Plant pathway - provides the theory and practical skills in plant genetic manipulation, plant breeding and genome research. Microbial pathway - study gene expression and metabolic engineering of micro-organisms. You'll gain theory and practical skills of the use of these as production platforms for therapeutics and biofuels. Animal pathway - gain specialist knowledge and practical skills in reproductive biotechnologies to stem cell therapies.

Careers

Graduate destinations

Previous graduates have taken up roles with Lonza, AstraZeneca, Ipsen and Biogenuix Medsystems, India. Others have pursued research careers with Oxford and Cambridge University, and the BBSRC DTP PhD studentship.

Tuition fees

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£ 26,500per 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 Nottingham

  • University League Table

    24th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
In September every year, the university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 100 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    138 63%

    32nd

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    11th

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    74th

    16

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