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Advance in Science with a Postgraduate Degree

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Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full-time; 3 years part-time

About the course

The field of biotechnology has been revolutionised in the past ten years by advances in molecular biology, genome sequencing and large scale-omics profiling (including proteomics) as well as the ability to manipulate genomes via genetic modification and genome editing tools.

During your studies, you will explore global challenges of population growth, increased life expectancy, antibiotic resistance, sustainable agriculture and the demand for food and fuel.

Available with full and part-time study routes, the programme is designed to develop the analytical techniques and problem-solving skills necessary for postgraduate-level employment in the biotechnology sector. 

You will:

  • Develop the skills needed to address some of the major challenges facing the world today
  • Learn how genetic

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Entry Requirements

Applicants should possess at least a UK lower second class honours degree (2:2) or equivalent in bioscience, biochemistry, pharmacy medicine or related subject.

We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.


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Where is University of Salford


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Grishma Kanchan Shashi

574.jpg Coming to the UK as a student has opened up a whole new world, full of unique opportunities, memorable moments and life-changing experiences for me. The great thing about this University is its wide range of different cultures. The facilities available were excellent. Fantastic libraries, great laboratories and excellent facilities provided on- and off-campus!

The course provides a vast range of subjects from drug design and green biotechnology to skills in entrepreneurship giving us an edge over other life science graduates.
Moreover, the staff were extremely friendly and approachable which was very important and useful for me as an international student and no matter what stage of study I was at, I always found someone on hand to provide me with help, guidance and advice.

Come with an open mind and enjoy every bit of the course as each lesson comes with something new to learn and you will be amazed at the endless exciting prospects the course has in store for you.


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