Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Biotechnology

This course is designed to give students the theoretical and practical skills needed for a career in biotechnology within companies and research organisations.

Entry requirements

MSc (Res)

A UK Honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent in a relevant discipline such as biochemistry or biology; applicants with relevant employment experience or other relevant qualifications may also be considered; international students need IELTS 6.5 (with minimum of 5.5 in reading, listening, speaking and writing).

MRes

A UK Honours degree (minimum 2.1) or equivalent in a relevant discipline such as biochemistry or biology; applicants with relevant employment experience or other relevant qualifications may also be considered; international students need IELTS 6.5 (with minimum of 5.5 in reading, listening, speaking and writing).

Course modules

MSc (Res)

Core modules: research methods and bioethics, scientific analysis, review and presentation, research project. Optional modules include: molecular biology, cell culture and antibody technology, special topics in biotechnology.

MRes

Research methods and bioethics, research project, special topics in biotechnology.

MSc

Core modules: molecular biology; cell culture and antibody technology; special topics in biotechnology; business and enterprise; research methods and bioethics; research project. Optional modules: microbial diagnostics; techniques in macromolecular analysis.

Assessment methods

Modules are assessed by a variety of different types of course work including written assignments, oral presentations and poster presentations, and examinations. The research project will involve the design, implementation and reporting of a major research task.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MRes Full-time January 2017 - 1 years
MRes Part-time January 2017 - 2 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc (Res) Sandwich including industrial placement September 2016 - 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MSc (Res) Full-time January 2017 - 1 years
MSc (Res) Sandwich including industrial placement January 2017 - 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time January 2017 - 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 - 1 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement January 2017 - 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Clifton Campus Nottingham NG11 8NS East Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
NTU Admissions
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+44(0)115 848 4200