University of Lincoln

University of Lincoln


This programme enables students to advance their theoretical knowledge, understanding, practical experiene and training in Biotechnology, with a particular focus on modern molecular biology approaches. In addition to providing a thorough grounding in core theory and practice, this Masters Degree enables you to specialise in medical, industrial, environmental and fermentation biotechnology with the opportunity to complete a research project in one of these areas. Students are taught by research-active staff with expertise in molecular biology, cell biology, systems biology, fermentation and bio-engineering. The programme also aims to provide training and support in developing a variety of key professional skills, including critical thinking and analysis, project and time management, teamwork, report writing and science communication and dissemination.

Entry requirements

A good honours degree in a related discipline.

Course modules

Topics of study include: biotechnology research project; current topics in biotechnology (option); fermentation biotechnology; industrial and environmental biotechnology; introduction to biotechnology (option); medical biotechnology; molecular biotechnology; professional and research skills in biotechnology a; professional and research skills in biotechnology b.

Assessment methods

Assessment is conducted through examinations and coursework, including the preparation of a research dissertation for the research project.

Sponsorship information

All UK or EU students who hold a 1st or Upper 2nd Class Honours degree from another institution will receive a 20% reduction in tuition fees when they enrol on a University of Lincoln taught Master's programme. The scholarship is offset against tuition fee payments due for each academic year of study. Please note that the Master of Architecture (Part 2) and MBA programmes are exceptions to this scheme, as other scholarships are in place for those courses.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,880 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 15,602 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 6,880 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lincoln (Main Site) Lincoln LN6 7TS East Midlands

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