University of Portsmouth
Biotechnology is a global industry and is the fastest growing research and development sector in the UK. Increasingly, the industry is relying on molecular tools to solve real world problems. The Master's degree in Biotechnology will equip you with the theoretical and practical knowledge that is so highly sought after by both global and entrepreneurial start-up companies, opening doors to a wide variety of career opportunities. You will have the opportunity to choose from a number of optional units, tailoring your learning to what suits you best.
The Biotechnology course is made up of one core unit and a number of other optional units that suit you. Core unit: Biotechnology Project Optional units: Bioprospecting Biofilms & Antifouling Engineering Animals Bioinformatics & Omics Business skills for Biotechnology Microbiology & Bioremediation Protein Production & Characterisation
The course is delivered to enable you to develop both the theoretical and practical aspects of your learning. Teaching is typically in small groups with a mixture of lectures, seminar, workshops and practical work. The course is delivered by a team of expert scientists who are all publishing regularly in international journals. Assessment will cover all aspects of what is required to be a professional scientist, so will assess via a variety of methods, including: written exams practical work problem solving presentations essay project work
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 15,100 per Year 1 (International)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 9,200 per Year 1 (Home/EU)||1 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2018||GBP 7,550 per Year 1 (International)||2 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2018||GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Home/EU)||2 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||PO1 2UP||South East|
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