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Our established programme in Biotechnology, which has been extensively updated, includes a wide range of modern molecular biology techniques and how biotechnology can be used by today's society. You will complement your theoretical studies with hands on experience of fully controlled fermenters that are up to pilot-plant scale, and are linked to modern monitoring and control systems.
You will study a range of subjects in considerable depth, including bioactive compounds, industrial bioprocesses, microbial physiology and fermentation technology, microbial production of novel metabolites, monitoring and control of fermentation, topics in biotechnology, and types of bioreactors.
Students normally find employment in the biotechnology industry e.g.
A minimum of a lower second class honours degree (2:2) in biological sciences or a related discipline. Professional qualification of equivalent status and associated work experience or an equivalent qualification deemed suitable by the course team.
If your first language is not English you should have an IELTS 6.0 with at least 5.5 in each element.
Applicants are required to submit one academic reference.