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Course Description

Heriot-Watt University’s MSc in Biotechnology is an employment focused course, which provides students with a broad range of fundamental principles and innovative practices to apply in the workplace. The Biotechnology programme is strengthened by the extensive expertise offered by its academic staff as well as strong links with industry.

The biotechnology industry is a highly diverse sector ranging from food and beverage production to the development of novel pharmaceuticals and what they share is their need for highly trained graduates. Biotechnology is increasing in importance worldwide and is viewed as an industry that can deliver many benefits to society; including safer and more effective pharmaceuticals, sustainable food sources, raw materials and bio-fuels.

The overall objective of the Biotechnology MSc degree course is to provide students with a thorough understanding of their chosen discipline, together with the skills, expertise and knowledge required to pursue a career in both scientific and non-scientific areas.

Visit the Biotechnology page on the Heriot-Watt University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

2:2 Degree minimum

Course Fees

£4,980 for Home/EU students, £5,880 for England, Wales & N Ireland; and £16,770 for overseas students. Please note fees may be subject to change.

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