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Masters degrees in Environmental Biotechnology offer an integration of bioscience and engineering, administering training in the biochemical potential of microorganisms for environmental sustainability.
Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant science, engineering or technology subject.
Environmental Biotechnology and Environmental Bioengineering can be applied to a wide range of industrial and commercial practices. For example, you may wish to research the use of non-renewable resources, and learn to develop sustainable energy through bioprocessing and conversion technologies. Or you might choose to explore diversification for conservation and sustainable practise, for example enhancing the biodiversity of marine animals for protection or farming.
Fieldwork and vocational training will enhance your scientific knowledge through activities such as lab testing, data collection, and bioinformatics. Practical engagement with socio-economic factors such as bioethics, commercial-scale biotechnology and business planning is often provided through industrial placements.
Careers may include business roles in product and technology development, management within environmental protection services and conservation, consultancy within government or private organisations, or further research at PhD.
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The Biotechnology, Bioprocessing and Business Management MSc combines expertise in scientific knowledge and business acumen. Read more
Our Environmental Bioscience in a Changing Climate MSc provides a timely and integrated perspective on sustainability of food production, energy and ecosystems. Read more
Provides the theoretical knowledge needed to understand the latest know-how being applied in the design and development of new and highly innovative biotechnological and pharmaceutical products. Read more
The MSc by Research in Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology is a one-year full-time programme that differs from a taught Masters programme by placing more emphasis on research, and by being examined much more like a PhD, by viva voce (oral) examination, rather than by grading of coursework and dissertation. Read more
The UK has a growing need for graduates with advanced biotechnology qualifications to meet growing needs of existing industries and to create new enterprise in a sector experiencing a revolution due to the advances in research and technology which has catapulted new industries and transformed existing industries. Read more
The MSc Biotechnology programme aims to provide students with the opportunity to develop advanced level theoretical knowledge, understanding, practical experience and training, with a particular focus on modern molecular and systems biology approaches to emerging biotechnologies. Read more
This course has been designed to respond to the increasing need for professional pharmacologists and biotechnologists. You’ll learn to translate laboratory medical research into clinical applications, and study topics such as diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of disease. Read more
Study alongside research-active experts, and gain detailed knowledge of pharmacology and biotechnology. You’ll consider the research, industrial, commercial and medical aspects of the discipline. Read more