University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Biotechnology

This is a multidisciplinary degree that brings together aspects of chemistry, biology and cell biology. It graduates with a critical, analytical and flexible approach to problem solving, enhancing laboratory and professional competence and enabling students to work independently and use their initiative in solving the diverse problems they encounter. The programme helps you to obtain a creative attitude to the development and manufacture of biotechnology products. The intention is that skills and knowledge can be more readily transferred to professional activities.

Entry requirements

MSc: Applicants should have: A BSc honours degree normally at 2.1 or above in biotechnology, molecular biology or related subjects; or equivalent qualifications; or substantial experience. Students educated in a language other than English should have an IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent. Applicants from other backgrounds may be considered.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Biotechnology research projects; bioinformatics; research methods and data management; English language support (for postgraduate students in the school of science); applied molecular biology. Optional modules: Biotechnology and transgenic crops; pharmaceutical biotechnology.

Assessment methods

Students are assessed through: Coursework; examinations; presentations; thesis; online assessment.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 12,100 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 12,500 per Whole course (International) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 8,250 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 8,250 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 8,250 per Whole course (EU) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 8,250 per Whole course (Wales) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 8,250 per Whole course (England) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Medway Campus ME4 4TB South East

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