University of Portsmouth
A 2:1 honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. Professional experience and other qualifications may be taken into consideration for applicants not meeting this requirement.
English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.
The Medical Biotechnology course is made up of core and optional units so that you can tailor your learning. The core units give you both practical and research skills as well as the knowledge that would be expected of an advanced course in molecular biotechnology. The optional units allow specialisation towards pathology, drug development, business or bioinformatics. Further options are included through a wide choice of subjects for your research project.
Core units include:
Medical Biotechnology Diagnostics
Medical Biotechnology Therapeutics
Medical Biotechnology Research Skills and Project
Options to choose from include:
Business Skills for Biotechnology
Drug Design and Clinical Trials
Bioinformatics and Omics
The course is delivered to develop your practical and theoretical skills in Medical Biotechnology. Teaching is typically in small groups with a mixture of lectures, seminars, workshops and practical work that includes case and problem-based learning. The course is delivered by a team of expert scientists who publish regularly in international journals. In the research project that forms a third of the course you will work alongside other researchers in a laboratory setting.
Assessment will cover all aspects of what is required to be a professional scientist using a variety of methods:
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|MSc||Full-time||September 2017||-||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2017||-||2 years|
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