University of Sheffield

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 world-class researchers, including staff from Biomedical Science and Materials Science and Engineering. Our graduates work in biotechnology, biopharmaceutical and bioprocess organisations.

Entry requirements

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.

Course modules

Four core modules including research project, a conversion module, and three optional modules.

Core modules

Biopharmaceutical Bioprocessing; Biosystems Engineering and Computational Biology; Bioanalytical Techniques; Research Project.

Examples of optional modules

Any three from 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 methods

Assessment is based on assignments for each module, formal examination of core modules, dissertation and oral presentation of the laboratory-based research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
0114 222 8253