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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Lincoln (Main Site)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This course aims to provide students with the opportunity to develop advanced level theoretical knowledge, understanding, practical experience and training, with a particular focus on modern molecular and systems biology approaches to emerging biotechnologies. The course is designed provide a good grounding in core biotechnology, and specialist training in medical, industrial, environmental and fermentation biotechnology with the opportunity to complete a research project within one of these areas. The programme also seeks to provide training and support in developing a variety of key professional skills, including communication, critical analysis and thinking, project and time management, scientific writing, teamwork, ethics, information technology and career management. As a consequence of the research driven character of the School, students are expected to become research engaged. They are encouraged to interact with prospective final research project supervisors from the beginning of the course and they are invited to the School’s weekly research seminars. Students will also achieve PGDip and PGCert.

Career and Personal Development: The biotechnology industry recruits qualified individuals for a broad range of roles, from sales and marketing, to research and development, manufacturing and quality control and assurance. Research and diagnostic laboratories, either public or private, also recruit individuals with advanced knowledge on current biotechnology aspects and who are trained in modern biotechnology techniques. To improve employability, students will receive training and support to develop a broad range of professional and research skills, including science communication and dissemination, scientific writing, career planning. Careers Services: The University Careers and Employability Team offer qualified advisors who can work with you to provide tailored, individual support and careers advice during your time at the University.

Tuition fees

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£ 16,000per year

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University information

University of Lincoln

  • University League Table

    50th

  • Campus address

    University of Lincoln, Brayford Pool, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN6 7TS, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    36th out of 103 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    127 56%

    50th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    22nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    16th

    13

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