University of Stirling

University of Stirling

Marine Biotechnology

This skills-focussed course provides students with a thorough knowledge of the biodiversity in our oceans while receiving practical training in cutting-edge techniques and experimental approaches underpinning on-going developments in marine biotechnology. Students learn about existing products developed by marine biotechnologists and gain insight into new and emerging global market opportunities. Seminars led by distinguished industrialists and commercial marine biotechnologists encourage the entrepreneurial spirit, provide inspiration and allow for appreciation of commercial realities.

Entry requirements

2nd Class Honours degree, or equivalent, in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with appropriate/relevant work experience are encouraged to apply.

Course modules

Foundation modules: Marine biodiversity; methods for marine biotechnologists
Advanced modules: Aquaculture biotechnology; recent advances in marine biotechnology

Assessment methods

Student performance is evaluated by continuous assessment via various coursework tasks, including written and oral presentations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,900 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 15,900 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stirling Campus Stirling FK9 4LA Scotland

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