University of Sheffield
Biological and Bioprocess Engineering
Develop the essential skills for a career in bioindustry or for further advanced research in next-horizon biotechnologies. You�ll learn from researchers, including staff from Biomedical Science and Materials Science and Engineering. Our graduates work in biotechnology, biopharmaceutical and bioprocess organisations. Our teaching is grounded in specialist research expertise. You�ll have access to facilities, including modern social spaces, purpose-built labs, the Harpur Hill Research Station for large-scale work, extensive computing facilities and a modern applied science library. There are research facilities for sustainable energy processes, safety and risk engineering, carbon capture and utilisation, and biological processes and biomanufacturing.
A good Honours degree in science, technology and engineering. Students whose 1st language is not English require an overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.
Core modules include: Biopharmaceutical bioprocessing; biosystems engineering and computational biology; bioanalytical techniques; research project. Choose 3 option modules from a list that may include: Microfluidics; bio-energy; synthetic biology; tissue engineering approaches to failure in living systems; bionanomaterials; stem cell biology; proteomics and bioinformatics. Conversion modules: Principles in biochemical engineering or principles in biomolecular sciences.
Assessment is based on assignments for each module, formal examination of core modules, dissertation and oral presentation of the laboratory-based research project.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc (Eng)||Full-time||£ 10,300 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc (Eng)||Full-time||£ 18,750 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||Sheffield||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
0114 222 8253