University of the Highlands and Islands

University of the Highlands and Islands

Algal Biotechnology

This course explores the subject in detail, covering pharmaceuticals; nutraceuticals; biofuels; ethical cosmetics; novel enzymes; green fertilisers; green insecticides; bioremediation materials and many more.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree in a relevant biological or marine subject. Other qualifications will be considered, along with relevant professional experience, on an individual basis. Students whose 1st language is not English should have an IELTS overall score of 6.5 (with a minimum of 6 in all 4 components).

Course modules

Modules include: practical laboratory and analytical skills; project and financial management; research writing and presentation; public engagement and knowledge exchange.

Assessment methods

Research project and a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

External scholarships and financial support may be available. Contact the relevant UHI partner college for more information.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,694 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,694 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,578 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,694 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,694 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,694 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,694 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,694 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 16,578 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,694 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,694 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,694 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Scottish Association for Marine Science UHI Oban PA37 1QA Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
University Admissions Office
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0845 2723600