Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University


This programme emphasises the importance of research and development, and exposes students to the latest advances in both the theory and practice of biotechnology covering molecular and cellular biology, genetics, microbiology, statistics and bioinformatics with a particular focus on medical applications of biotechnology. A number of modules include a large degree of practical work enabling students to develop critical �bench� skills. In addition, they will have the opportunity to undertake a laboratory research project in MSc Biotechnology.

Entry requirements

UK Honours degree 2.1 (or equivalent) in a biotechnology or bioscience subject; BTech in biotechnology; IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 5.5.

Course modules

Biomolecular studies; molecular aspects of medicine; microbial biotechnology; skills for professional practice for biosciences; biomolecular microbiology; molecular biotechnology; integrated cell biology.

Assessment methods

Each module will be assessed individually by a combination of coursework and formal examination.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,850 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 4,850 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Glasgow Caledonian University Glasgow G4 0BA Scotland

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Key information

Postgraduate Team
Telephone number: 
0141 331 8640