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Develop the essential skills for a career in bioindustry or for further advanced research in next-horizon biotechnologies. You’ll learn from world-class researchers, including staff from Biomedical Science and Materials Science and Engineering. Our graduates work in biotechnology, biopharmaceutical and bioprocess organisations.
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Our teaching is grounded in specialist research expertise. Our reputation for innovation secures funding from industry, UK research councils, the government and the EU. Industry partners, large and small, benefit from our groundbreaking work addressing global challenges.
You’ll have access to top facilities, including modern social spaces, purpose-built labs, the Harpur Hill Research Station for large-scale work, extensive computing facilities and a modern applied science library. There are high-quality research facilities for sustainable energy processes, safety and risk engineering, carbon capture and utilisation, and biological processes and biomanufacturing.
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Four core modules including research project, a conversion module, and three optional modules.
Biopharmaceutical Bioprocessing Biosystems Engineering and Computational Biology Bioanalytical Techniques Research Project
Examples of optional modules
Any three from:
Microfluidics Bio-energy Synthetic Biology Tissue Engineering Approaches to Failure in Living Systems Bionanomaterials Stem Cell Biology Proteomics and Bioinformatics
Principles in Biochemical Engineering or Principles in Biomolecular Sciences.
I wanted to continue studying but with an interdisciplinary approach as I believe that is where the most exciting biological research is currently. The course at Sheffield provided me with an excewllent introduction to the hottest topics in bioengineering such as strem cell biology, tissue engineering nd biopharmaceutical bioprocessing.
An upper second class honours degree (2:1) in a relevant discipline, or equivalent qualifications and experience.Applicants with a 2:2 are welcome to apply and will be considered on merit.IELTS with an average of 6.5 or above with at least 5.5 in each component or equivalentRelevant disciplines for your first degree include the following: chemical engineering, chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, biological engineering, biomaterials, biomedical engineering, materials and process engineering.
Recipient: University of Sheffield
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