University of Edinburgh
Students learn research and development skills to enable the creation of new products and services; students investigate the economic basis for current biotechnology structures and areas of future demand, including the global pharmaceutical industry and carbon sequestration. Students learn how technology can be applied to solve pressing real-world biological problems and gain the skills and expertise needed for future developments in biotechnology.
The minimum entry requirement is a UK 2.1 degree, or its international equivalent, with a strong background in biotechnology, biochemistry, molecular biology or related sciences.
Core modules include: economics and innovation in the biotechnology industry; intelligent agriculture; research and development: the laboratory foundation part 1 and 2; vaccine development and clinical testing. Optional modules include: bioinformatics; bioinformatics programming and system management; drug discovery; commercial aspects of drug discovery; enzymology and biological production; gene expression and microbial regulation; information processing in biological cells; management of randd and product innovation; molecular modelling and database mining; social dimensions of systems and synthetic biology; stem cells and regenerative medicine.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 9,650 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 21,350 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 9,650 per Academic year (home fees)||9 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 21,350 per Academic year (overseas fees)||9 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Edinburgh||Edinburgh||EH8 9JU||Scotland|
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