University of East London
Biotechnology and Management
The programme covers the practical, theoretical aspects and the necessary skills to undertake individual and collaborative research in this field; it has been designed for students wishing to make a career in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical industry, medical and academic or any field where a knowledge of bioinformatics is desirable; the programme offers a mix of traditional biotechnology and management modules with an introduction to the cutting edge of research at the molecular level; the focus of the programme is not simply on the state of current knowledge but also the methodology used in obtaining that knowledge.
Applicants are required to have qualifications equivalent to a 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university in a relevant subject or experience. For overseas students there is a requirement for an IELTS score of 6.5 or higher (or equivalent).
Modules include: Molecular biology and disease; commercial biotechnology; research skills; planning change; implementing change; research project.
Assessment is through in practical work and theory. Taught modules 40 percent of the module mark is derived from coursework during the semester (this can take a variety of forms including laboratory work, data analysis, essays, oral presentations etc.) and the remaining 60 percent from written theory examinations at the end of the semester. The Research Skills module is assessed by coursework involving a variety of forms of presentation. The Research Project is assessed mainly by the final written report, with contributions from a poster presentation and portfolio. The pass mark for all modules is 50 percent.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Stratford Campus||Waltham Forest||E15 4LZ||South East|
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