University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton

Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

With an emphasis on the application of knowledge and skills to real-world challenges, the course is designed for graduates looking to prepare themselves for a career in the biotechnology field, as well as for those in relevant employment. Students gain experience of applying up-to-date scientific knowledge in these areas to industrial situations and the analysis of environmental problems.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree or equivalent in a bioscience subject, although substantial professional experience can substitute for graduate status. Students should also have a good standard of written and spoken English (IELTS 6.0 or equivalent). If the applicants is currently employed, the University requests a statement of support from employers.

Course modules

Modules include: fermentation biotechnology; molecular genetics and genomics; bioremediation; DNA data mining; food production and deterioration; masters laboratory techniques; microbial biotechnology; research methods; research project.

Assessment methods

Research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 12,200 per Year 1 (International) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Wolverhampton WV1 1SB West Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
Course Enquiry Unit
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0800 953 3222