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The academic field of biotechnology refers to the use of biological processes in the development of products and tools to help improve the world. Students develop knowledge in the areas of bioinformatics, molecular biology, bioengineering and biochemistry.

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University of Edinburgh - School of Biological Sciences

This academically challenging and career-developing programme focuses on research and development using biological and chemical principles and systems to create new produ ... [+]

Programme description

This academically challenging and career-developing programme focuses on research and development using biological and chemical principles and systems to create new products, services and industries.

You will employ elements of the developing field of synthetic biology to bring about significant changes and major innovations that address the challenges of rapidly changing human demographics, resource shortages, energy economy transition and the concomitant growth in demand for more and healthier food, sustainable fuel cycles, and a cleaner environment.

Programme structure

You will learn through a variety of activities, including:

lectures workshops presentations laboratory work field work tutorials seminars discussion groups and project groups problem-based learning activities ... [-]
United Kingdom Edinburgh
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Edinburgh - School of Biological Sciences

Quantitative Genetics & Genome Analysis is part of a suite of programmes offering specialist routes in Animal Breeding & Genetics, Evolutionary Genetics, or Human ... [+]

Programme description

The revolution in genetic mapping technology and the advent of whole genome sequences has turned quantitative genetics into one of the fastest growing areas of biology.

Quantitative Genetics & Genome Analysis is part of a suite of programmes offering specialist routes in Animal Breeding & Genetics, Evolutionary Genetics, or Human Complex Trait Genetics.

Based in the internationally renowned Institute of Evolutionary Biology, this MSc draws from the wealth of expertise available there, as well as the teaching, research expertise and facilities of Scotland’s Rural College, the University’s Centre for Molecular Medicine, the Medical Research Council’s Human Genetics Unit and the Roslin Institute (birthplace of Dolly the sheep).... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Edinburgh - School of Biological Sciences

This MSc will provide you with a thorough knowledge of the primary design principles and biotechnology tools being developed in systems and synthetic biology, ranging fro ... [+]

Programme description

We offer an opportunity to train in one of the newest areas of biology: the application of engineering principles to the understanding and design of biological networks. This new approach promises solutions to some of today’s most pressing challenges in environmental protection, human health and energy production.

This MSc will provide you with a thorough knowledge of the primary design principles and biotechnology tools being developed in systems and synthetic biology, ranging from understanding genome-wide data to designing and synthesising BioBricks.

You will learn quantitative methods of modelling and data analysis to inform and design new hypotheses based on experimental data. The University’s new centre, SynthSys, is a hub for world-leading research in both systems and synthetic biology.... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Edinburgh - School of Biological Sciences

In this MSc, you will learn research and development skills to enable the creation of new products and services. You will investigate the economic basis for current biote ... [+]

Programme description

Changing demographics and growing demand for food, fuel and agricultural and environmental sustainability are among the key challenges the world faces today.

In this MSc, you will learn research and development skills to enable the creation of new products and services. You will investigate the economic basis for current biotechnology structures and areas of future demand, including the global pharmaceutical industry and carbon sequestration.

You will learn how technology can be applied to solve pressing real-world biological problems and gain the skills and expertise needed for future developments in biotechnology.

Programme structure

This programme consists of two semesters of taught courses followed by a research project or industrial placement, leading to a dissertation.... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Engineering

This newly-launched MSc course is the first one-year taught course dedicated to Biofluid Mechanics. It covers a wide range of multidisciplinary training on the kinematics ... [+]

Why this course?

Biofluid Mechanics applies engineering, mathematical and physical principles of fluids to solve complex and multifaceted problems, primarily in biology and medicine, but also in aerospace and robotics.

This newly-launched MSc course is the first one-year taught course dedicated to Biofluid Mechanics. It covers a wide range of multidisciplinary training on the kinematics and dynamics of fluids related to biological systems, medical science, cardiovascular devices, numerical modelling and computational fluid dynamics.

The one-year full-time programme offers you a unique opportunity to lead the next generation of highly-skilled postgraduates that will form a new model worldwide for academia – with world-class research knowledge, industry – with highly-competitive skills in both biomedical engineering and fluid dynamics, and for society – with better training to work with clinicians.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
August 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Birmingham - College of Life and Environmental Sciences

The programme aims to provide students with training and learning opportunities in the skills and specialised knowledge needed to equip them for a career in biotechnology ... [+]

Why study this course?

The programme aims to provide students with training and learning opportunities in the skills and specialised knowledge needed to equip them for a career in biotechnology, molecular biotechnology or molecular biology, in particular in industry.

Key features of this programme: Focuses on the molecular and cellular aspects of biotechnology Includes material on fermentation, process and downstream engineering, and business aspects A mixture of taught material and lab-based research projects Teaching and research at one of the UK's top Schools of Biosciences Employability

Graduates from this programme will be well-placed for future careers in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, biomedical and other science-based industries, many of which are undergoing a period of rapid international growth. 

The programme was designed in consultation with a senior scientist in a global pharmaceutical company and includes relevant applied elements such as modules on product development and business plans, in addition to those covering the scientific aspects of the subject.... [-]

United Kingdom Birmingham
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Greenwich

This is a multidisciplinary degree that brings together aspects of chemistry, biology and cell biology. The courses are carefully tailored to cover the knowledge in key f ... [+]

This is a multidisciplinary degree that brings together aspects of chemistry, biology and cell biology. The courses are carefully tailored to cover the knowledge in key fields such as gene therapy, drug design, genomics, proteomics, genetic engineering for plants, animals and micro-organisms, and bio-informatics. The purpose of this programme is to serve the needs of international and local students who require additional training relevant to their professional development.

This degree provides a programme of study for appropriately qualified and experienced graduates. It produces graduates with a critical, analytical and flexible approach to problem-solving, enhancing laboratory and professional competence and enabling students to work independently and use their initiative in solving the diverse problems they encounter.... [-]

United Kingdom Rochester London
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Westminster

Our established programme in Biotechnology, which has been extensively updated, includes a wide range of modern molecular biology techniques and how biotechnology can be ... [+]

Course summary Our established programme in Biotechnology, which has been extensively updated, includes a wide range of modern molecular biology techniques and how biotechnology can be used by today's society. You will complement your theoretical studies with hands-on experience of fully controlled fermenters that are up to pilot-plant scale and are linked to modern monitoring and control systems. You will study a range of subjects in considerable depth, including bioactive compounds, industrial bioprocesses, microbial physiology and fermentation technology, microbial production of novel metabolites, monitoring and control of fermentation, topics in biotechnology, and types of bioreactors. Course structure ... [-]
United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Lincoln

The MSc Biotechnology programme aims to provide students with the opportunity to develop advanced level theoretical knowledge, understanding, practical experience, and tr ... [+]

The Course

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.

The course is designed to provide a good grounding in core biotechnology, and specialist training in medical, industrial, environmental and fermentation biotechnology with the opportunity to complete a research project within one of these areas.

The programme also seeks to provide training and support in developing a variety of key professional skills, including communication, critical analysis and thinking, project and time management, scientific writing, teamwork, ethics, information technology and career management.... [-]

United Kingdom Boston
August 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Queen's University Belfast

Biotechnology is the exploitation of living systems or molecules from them for commercial gain. Although the word 'biotechnology' is only a few decades old, humankind has ... [+]

MSc Molecular Biology & Biotechnology

Biotechnology is the exploitation of living systems or molecules from them for commercial gain. Although the word 'biotechnology' is only a few decades old, humankind has been using biotechnology for millennia, for example in baking, brewing and sewage treatment.

Modern biotechnologies rely on our increasing ability to manipulate organisms at the genetic level and include novel waste treatments and bioremediations, new pharmaceuticals, the exploitation of enzymes in 'green catalysis' an exciting new diagnostic techniques. In the 20th century, our lives were transformed by information technology; the 21st century may see an equally great transformation, but this time led by biotechnology.... [-]

United Kingdom Belfast
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Salford

The field of biotechnology has been revolutionised in the past ten years by advances in molecular biology, genome sequencing and large scale-omics profiling (including pr ... [+]

In Brief: This MSc will give you the opportunity to engage with key employers and equip you with the skills and knowledge to be attractive to prospective employers in the future. Biotechnology is a priority growth area in the UK (particularly the North West) as well as a globally important industry Through this MSc you will acquire the skills needed to address the global challenges of population growth, increased life expectancy, antibiotic resistance, sustainable agriculture and the demand for food and fuel. Part-time study option International students can apply Course Summary

This programme reflects this by directly teaching core Molecular Biology and Proteomics (MBP) and a Genomics module, which further incorporates training in computational science, which is a current high demand skill for graduates. ... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
University of Nottingham

Biotechnology is a revolutionary science with proven impact in the health, medicine, food, environment and energy sectors. This exciting new course is designed to equip y ... [+]

Biotechnology is a revolutionary science with proven impact in the health, medicine, food, environment and energy sectors.

Overview

This exciting new course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and application of science and technology to tackle today's global challenges.

It offers specialisms in plant, microbial and animal biotechnology. The overarching theme is based on understanding the fundamental cellular mechanisms, genetic manipulations of biological systems and production processes.

You will be introduced to pioneering technologies in biotechnology and have the opportunity to find out more about current opportunities in this field of science with visits to industry and career workshops.... [-]

United Kingdom Sutton Bonington
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus