University of Bedfordshire

Biotechnology courses

University of Bedfordshire

Biotechnology Msc

About this course

Modern biotechnology is a hugely complex subject, and this course covers its key areas, helping you develop an advanced understanding of molecular and computational biology through to applied microbiology.

You will learn about the latest new technologies in these three areas, gain insights into how they are used in the global biotechnology industry, and discover how microbes can be used on an industrial scale to benefit humankind.

Why choose this course?

  • Study the latest developments in applied microbiology and computational biology in high-quality, broad-based classes taught by dedicated staff with research experience in specialist subject areas
  • Explore the latest technologies in molecular biology and the industrial processes that are used to exploit microbes for specific products and applications
  • Develop the ability to use information from relevant sources, and independently and critically evaluate current research and advanced scholarship
  • Gain the ability to use assured, accurate and fluent language to present your work, and learn to develop graphs and images that clearly illustrate complex points
  • Benefit from a wide knowledge base and the key transferable skills that will give you the opportunity to take your career to new heights.

Unit Information – What Will I Learn?

  • Molecular Biology
  • Computational Biology
  • Analytical Methods
  • Applied Microbiology
  • Laboratory Based Research Project (Biotechnology)

How will this course enhance my career prospects?

In addition to developing your specialist knowledge and understanding, there is emphasis on developing your approach and attitude to working by emphasising and encouraging the professional standards expected by employers. This is supported by a departmental seminar programme that includes speakers from industry who will give you an insight into what they expect from employees.

The University also has a programme of seminars and workshops designed to help you recognise and boost the attributes expected and appreciated by employers. This is supplemented by trips and visits.

Duration : Full Time- 15 month
Intake : Feb,Octs
Level : Postgraduate
Fees components - (1st year Fees and expense)
Tuition & fees :
₹ 1,080,000
£ 12,000
Total :
₹ 1,080,000
£ 12,000
Course eligibility

To apply for a postgraduate degree (MA/MSc/MBA/LLM) at the University of Bedfordshire you should have a good honours degree (or equivalent qualification) in an appropriate subject from a recognised university or HE institution.

We will also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications or appropriate work experience

Honours degree in a medical, biomedical, pharmaceutical, biological, chemical science or a related science subject.

Formal English language tests accepted

The University accepts the following qualification as satisfying the English Language requirements for entry to a Bachelor or Master's degree

IELTS overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each element

TOEFL iBT - Listening: 17, Reading: 18, Speaking: 20, Writing: 17

Pearson PTE - Listening: 51, Reading: 51, Speaking: 51, Writing: 51

IELTS : 6.0
TOEFL : 72
PTE : 51

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