University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Biochemical Engineering

This programme will provide the basic knowledge and skills required for pursuing a career in biochemical engineering, biotechnology or bioprocessing. It covers aspects of modern bioprocessing and biochemical engineering, including the design and operation of advanced production plant and processes, the application of post-genomic high-throughput techniques, the production and purification of biopharmaceuticals, and cutting-edge tissue replacement therapies.

Entry requirements

Students normally need a good Honours degree in chemical engineering or bioscience (including biochemistry and microbiology) or related disciplines. Applications are also invited from good Honours degree graduates in food science/technology and environmental science as well as civil, environmental and mechanical engineering and other science disciplines such as chemistry.

Course modules

Topics include: fermentation and cell culture; bioseparations; process monitoring and control; systems and synthetic biology approaches; biopharmaceutical development and manufacture.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships may be available to home and international students.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,900 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,900 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,900 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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