This taught Masters prepares students for research and industry-based careers in biotechnology research and development. You will gain research experience and interdisciplinary training in state-of-the-art biomolecular and biochemical techniques. The programme is based in the Department of Biology, which is one of the UK’s top- ranked biological sciences departments for research, teaching and impact. Staff in the Centre for Novel Agriculture Products (CNAP) and Centre for Immunology and Infection (CII) contribute teaching, and research opportunities.
-Integrated training in modern recombinant DNA, fermentation and bioreactor technology -Develop the skills to support an research or industry -based career across any area of modern biotechnology.
-Industrial Biotechnology -Data Analysis and Programming in the Biosciences -Research, Professional and Team Skills -Optional modules include: Biocatalysis, Cell and Tissue Engineering, Bioremediation.
Independent study module carried out as a placement either within the University or as an external placement. Recent external placement destinations include MicroLab Devices, Leeds; Cancer Research UK, London; Computomics GmbH & Co, Tübingen; and Forsite Diagnostics Ltd, York.
Research and transferable skills
-Appreciate the role of science in industry, eg commerce, IP issues and ethics -Data analysis, programming and professional skills modules.