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  • Study Type

    Full time & Part time available

  • Subject Areas

    Biological Sciences

  • Start Date

    September

  • Course Duration

    1 year Full Time, 2 years Part Time

  • Course Type

    MSc

  • Course Fees

    Please contact Faculty

  • Last Updated

    01 August 2019

About this course

LJMU's MSc in Industrial Biotechnology develops the skills and knowledge required for a career in this rapidly expanding field.

  • Unique in the North West, this course prepare to work in biotechnology (one of the world’s top five growth industries) and other related areas
  • Study on a course developed and delivered by leading researchers and industry experts
  • Enhance your theoretical knowledge and gain hands-on laboratory experience 
  • Benefit from strong links with industry and the potential to complete an industrial-based research project

Developed to plug a skills gap identified by the Liverpool Enterprise Partnership and associated multi-national businesses, this programme balances theoretical learning and practical skills.

At the beginning of your course you will be allocated a personal tutor who will provide you with pastoral and academic support.

Further academic support is provided via embedded tutorials in the Research Methods module. During your independent research project, you will be appointed a LJMU-based Supervisor as well as an industrial supervisor if you are carrying out your project externally.

Course modules

Discover the building blocks of your course

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules.

  • Fermentation Technology Principles (30 credits)
  • Recombinant DNA and Genomics (30 credits)
  • Cell Technology (20 credits)
  • Biotechnology: Principles and Applications (20 credits)
  • Research Methods (20 credits)
  • Research Project (60 credits)

Visit the Industrial Biotechnology page on the Liverpool John Moores University website for more details!

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