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MSc Biotechnology Northumbria University, Newcastle

UK

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Course info

Summary

Course Overview

Do you want to focus your scientific career on one of the fastest moving sectors of science? The UK has hundreds of biotech companies and is a leader in innovating specialist products from living organisms. Biotech applications are enhancing food production, treating medical conditions, and having a significant impact on the global future.

Given the common expectation for job candidates to have some form of postgraduate qualification, this Masters course offers a route to careers in biotechnology as well as the broader life sciences industry. If your first degree included the study of genetics and molecular biology, and a research module, you’re well-placed to join us.

Your Future

The biotech industry has made huge progress in the last few decades and the years ahead promise to be even more transformational.

With an MSc Biotechnology, you will be ready to contribute to the changes ahead through a rigorous scientific approach and your grasp of the fundamental knowledge, insights and skills that underlie modern biotechnology.

Scientific research is at the heart of the course and you will strengthen pivotal skills that will enhance your employability in any research-rich environment. By developing the practices, standards and principles relevant to becoming a bioscience professional, you will also prepare yourself for success in other sectors of the life sciences industry and beyond.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study MSc Biotechnology.

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees

£16,000.00 (16,49,909) per year

Additional Costs: Laboratory equipment such as spatula, lab book, marker pens and a scientific calculator are required and should cost no more than £25. You may be required to print some documents this should be no more than £10 per academic year.

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

20-Sep-21

Venue

City Centre Campus

Ellison Place,

Newcastle upon Tyne,

Tyne and Wear,

NE1 8ST, England

Entry requirement for international students

Applicants should normally have: A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in a subject related to biology or biotechnology, including the study of genetics and molecular biology. English language requirements: International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 6 in each component (or approved equivalent*). The university accepts a large number of UK and International Qualifications in place of IELTS.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.