University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Industrial Biotechnology

The course meets industrial needs and is at the forefront of developments in science and engineering. It combines the expertise of staff from 13 academic institutions across Scotland. Our industrial partners also provide input to the course. This is an exciting opportunity for science and engineering graduates who are looking for a career in an emerging industry that is sustainable, green and essential to the global economy. The course will provide you with a strong foundation in basic industrial biotechnology. You'll also cover advanced state-of-the-art topics in a wide range of industrial biotechnology-related areas. A three-month placement is offered, giving students the opportunity to gain valuable experience working with one of IBioIC's industrial partners.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Introduction to industrial biotechnology and its governance; bioprocessing; applied biocatalysts; synthetic biology; downstream processing; bioinformatics; introduction scientific programming; industrial biotechnology research project. Elective modules: Blue technology; renewable energy technologies; resource efficient formulation; production management for brewing and distilling; case studies in supply chain management; advanced project management.

Assessment methods

The final assessment will be based on performance in exams, coursework and the research project. If necessary there may be a formal oral exam.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,000 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,000 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,000 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,000 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,000 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 18,000 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde G1 1XQ Scotland

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Postgraduate Admissions - Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences