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Masters degrees in Industrial Biotechnology train postgraduates in the utilisation of plants and microorganisms for industrial contexts, through analysis and manipulation of their molecular and biochemical components.
Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject such as Engineering, Chemistry, or Biology.
Postgraduate study in Industrial Bioengineering and Biotechnology offers practical training in handling microorganisms, developing molecular biological techniques, and producing biological compounds. Explorations of commercially significant natural products and GMO (genetically modified organisms) is also likely, with frameworks such as bioethics considered across several industries including biopharmacy, medicine, and the agrifood industry.
Careers in this field are highly varied. You may wish to work within design and production roles, for example as a design technician or production manager in industries such as IP (intellectually property), providing facilities and services to disabled individuals. Your experience would also make you suitable for consultancy roles or policy-making for government agencies and NGOs, working on issues such as pollution prevention and resource conservation.
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The Biotechnology MSc within the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) provides you with key skills, specialist knowledge and essential training for a career in industrial or academic bioscience. Increasingly, biotechnology companies are recruiting Master’s students with specialised skills to perform jobs previously the reserve of Doctorate level scientists. Read more
The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) has launched this unique Masters in Industrial Biotechnology. IBioIC has committed to creating the next generation of skilled industrial biotechnologists. 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
EU applicants should expect to hear of a decison on their application 2 weeks after the EU closing date has passed. The MSc in Biotechnology is a one-year course designed to provide you with the theoretical and practical skills for employment in the industries of biomedical research, biopharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and biotechnology. 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
Develop an understanding of the molecular and cellular basis of life, and its applications in health, medicine or food biosecurity, preparing you for a career in research or industry. Read more
The ability to apply biotechnology to industrial processes is transforming the manufacturing industry. Not only can we create new and exciting products, but we can use novel techniques to solve long-term problems such as pollution and resource conservation. Read more
Industrial Biotechnology The recently-established Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) has launched this unique collaborative Masters in Industrial Biotechnology (IB). Read more
This exciting interdisciplinary MSc programme focuses on providing advanced academic training in the cellular and molecular processes that relate to the production of biomedicines for use in healthcare. Read more
Our MSc is for students from a variety of backgrounds with varied levels of biotechnology experience. You will develop an understanding of contemporary molecular biology and biotechnology principles and practices. Read more
Biotechnology is a rapidly expanding industry, driven by the development of molecular biological research, the growth of the ‘green economy’, and advances in the use of biotechnology in medical diagnosis, therapeutics and biomedical research. Read more
Warwick Life Sciences is an international centre of excellence.
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