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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Liverpool John Moores University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About this course

LJMU's MSc in Industrial Biotechnology develops the skills and knowledge required for a career in this rapidly expanding field.

  • Unique in the North West, this course prepare to work in biotechnology (one of the world’s top five growth industries) and other related areas
  • Study on a course developed and delivered by leading researchers and industry experts
  • Enhance your theoretical knowledge and gain hands-on laboratory experience
  • Benefit from strong links with industry and the potential to complete an industrial-based research project

Developed to plug a skills gap identified by the Liverpool Enterprise Partnership and associated multi-national businesses, this programme balances theoretical learning and practical skills.

At the beginning of your course you will be allocated a personal tutor who will provide you with pastoral and academic support.

Further academic support is provided via embedded tutorials in the Research Methods module. During your independent research project, you will be appointed a LJMU-based Supervisor as well as an industrial supervisor if you are carrying out your project externally.

Assessment

How learning is monitored on your programme

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic.

On this Industrial Biotechnology course you will be assessed by: examination, scientific reports, poster and oral presentations, paper reviews and your project dissertation.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,100per year

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

University information

Liverpool John Moores University

  • University League Table

    66th

  • Campus address

    Liverpool John Moores University, Egerton Court (Headquarters), 2 Rodney Street, Liverpool, Liverpool, L1 2UA, England

A globally respected university with staff and students from over 100 countries.
Access to a superb careers programme, developed in partnership with FTSE 100 companies and leading businesses.
All LJMU international students are guaranteed place in high-quality, university-approved accommodation within the heart of the city.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    78th out of 103 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    146 64%

    35th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58 58%

    90th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 84%

    27th

    4

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