University of Bedfordshire

University of Bedfordshire

Biotechnology

This course provides students with an understanding of how microbes can be used on an industrial scale to benefit humankind; new technologies in molecular biology, microbiology and computational biology are taught and an insight given into how these methodologies are applied in biotechnology industries; to provide students with the laboratory skills required for subsequent employment in biotech/pharmaceutical industries or academia.

Entry requirements

Honours degree in a medical, biomedical, pharmaceutical, biological, chemical science or a related science subject. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum 5.5 in each component) or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: molecular biology; computational biology; analytical methods; applied microbiology; laboratory based research project.

Assessment methods

Combination of written essay; group work; time constraint written exam; presentation; mini project design; practical written report; practical note book; and written project report.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time November 2016 - 2 years
MSc Full-time November 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (England) 15 months
MSc Full-time November 2016 GBP 11,000 per Whole course (International) 15 months
MSc Full-time November 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 15 months
MSc Full-time November 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Scotland) 15 months
MSc Full-time November 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Wales) 15 months
MSc Part-time March 2017 - 2 years
MSc Full-time March 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (England) 15 months
MSc Full-time March 2017 GBP 11,000 per Whole course (International) 15 months
MSc Full-time March 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 15 months
MSc Full-time March 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Scotland) 15 months
MSc Full-time March 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Wales) 15 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Luton Campus Luton LU1 3JU South East

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