Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Synthetic Biology

This course provides students with a balance of molecular biology, engineering, computing and modelling skills necessary for a career in synthetic biology. While laboratory approaches to engineering biological systems are a major focus, the course specialises in computational design. This provides students with essential computing and engineering skills to allow you to develop software to program biological systems. This course is designed for students from both biological and computational backgrounds.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

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Key information

Admissions Secretary, School of Computing Science
Telephone number: 
0191 208 8072