The main focus of this course is on molecular biotechnology; molecular biology, (molecular) genetics and bioinformatics form the backbone of biotechnology, and different aspects of these feature in a number of modules; thorough understanding of the link between DNA, RNA and protein is pivotal; students study gene expression and protein production and purification, and applications thereof in different biotechnological fields; in addition to developing subject-based expertise and skills, students consider the many global issues associated with recent biotechnological advances; in addition, the course helps students apply knowledge and skills in addressing specific biotechnological problems in the fields of animal, plant and microbial biotechnology.
Minimum of a lower 2nd Class Honours degree in a science-based subject or an equivalent qualification which includes experience in genetics, molecular biology and or their relevant areas; applicants whose 1st language is not English require a British Council International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.5 (or above) or a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 575 (or above) or equivalent.
Plant biotechnology; bioinformatics; molecular biology; molecular and cellular science project; industrial biotechnology; graduate science research methods; medical biotechnology.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|City Centre Campus||Newcastle upon Tyne||NE1 8ST||North East|
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