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MSc Biotechnology

UK

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What will I learn?

This exciting biotechnology postgraduate degree is designed to give you the theoretical and practical skills needed for a career in Biotechnology within companies and research organisations.

Biotechnology is a key international growth area and this course is driven by the latest commercial and research advances in the field. Students have the opportunity to learn from experienced academic researchers with the possibility of undertaking a research project in industry.

This course is ideal if you:

  • are a recently qualified undergraduate and are looking for the professional skills needed to obtain a job in a Biotechnology company
  • are working in an organisation and want a masters-level qualification to give you a competitive edge
  • require the skills and experience needed to study for a research degree
  • are an international student who would like to study abroad
  • would like a course delivered by experienced research academics, with the possibility of completing a research project in industry
  • want to use cutting-edge facilities to develop your own learning and research.

How you’re taught

Modules assessed by a variety of different types of course work including written assignments, oral presentations and poster presentations, and examinations. The Research Project will involve the design, implementation and reporting of a major research task.

Careers and employability

This Biotechnology Masters degree provides students with the professional skills, experience and knowledge necessary to pursue a wide range of careers within the field of biotechnology, alongside valuable transferable skills. Students would also be well-placed to study for a PhD.

This course offers you the opportunity on the Sandwich-route option, to take a one year placement. If you start this course in September / October you will complete your placement following your taught modules and research project. If you start in January you will complete one term of taught modules and your project, then go on placement before returning to NTU for your final term of modules.

Which department am I in?

Biosciences

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£15,850.00 (US$ 19,120) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

Expected September 2023

Venue

Clifton Campus

Nottingham Trent University,

Clifton Lane,

Nottingham,

NG11 8NS, England

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
£15,850.00 (US$ 19,120) per year
Students need to pay additionally £1,385 for the placement year

This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

Expected September 2023

Venue

Clifton Campus

Nottingham Trent University,

Clifton Lane,

Nottingham,

NG11 8NS, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students who hold a Bachelors degree from a recognised institution with a grade point average of 3.2 (2.1) and 2.8 (2.2) are considered for entry to masters degree. IELTS: 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

For international students

Students should have a UK honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent in a relevant discipline such as Biochemistry, Biology or Microbiology. Students with relevant employment experience or other relevant qualifications will also be considered. Students should have an IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component. TOEFL iBT - Overall score of 81 with at least 10 Reading, 9 Listening, 17 Speaking, 19 Writing.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Kaplan International College (KIC) London
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About Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University is one of the UK’s most popular universities with a reputation for excellent teaching and world-leading research.

  • Excellent teaching from research and industry professionals
  • Employability focused with work experience opportunities
  • 2019 Guardian University of the Year
  • Dedicated international student support

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