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Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Industrial Biotechnology

LJMU's MSc in Industrial Biotechnology develops the skills and knowledge required for a career in this rapidly expanding field.

- Unique in the North West, this course prepare to work in biotechnology (one of the world's top five growth industries) and other related areas

- Study on a course developed and delivered by leading researchers and industry experts

- Enhance your theoretical knowledge and gain hands-on laboratory experience

- Benefit from strong links with industry and the potential to complete an industrial-based research project

Developed to plug a skills gap identified by the Liverpool Enterprise Partnership and associated multi-national businesses, this programme balances theoretical learning and practical skills.

Entry requirements

MSc: You will need:

a minimum 2:2 honours degree in Biological Sciences

or

alternative qualifications, coupled with a significant period of relevant work experience

Additional Information

IELTS 6.5 (minimum of 5.5 in each component)
Pearson 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI Purposes)
RPL is accepted on this course
If you have applied to study a full-time taught Masters, MRes, MPhil or PhD at LJMU, you should check if you require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme or ATAS certificate. Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team for guidance

If you have any specific queries, please contact scspgt@ljmu.ac.uk

Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC.

View country specific entry requirements:
www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/courses/international-entry-requirements

Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team (internationaladmissions@ljmu.ac.uk) for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages:
www.ljmu.ac.uk/international

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules.

Fermentation Technology Principles (30 credits)
Recombinant DNA and Genomics (30 credits)
Cell Technology (20 credits)
Biotechnology: Principles and Applications (20 credits)
Research Methods (20 credits)
Research Project (60 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic.

On this Industrial Biotechnology course you will be assessed by: examination, scientific reports, poster and oral presentations, paper reviews and your project dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2019 40 (Credit) Home/EU 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 14,450 (Year 1) International 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,100 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,100 (Year 1) England 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 40 (Credit) Scotland 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,100 (Year 1) Wales 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 40 (Credit) England 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 40 (Credit) EU 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 40 (Credit) Northern Ireland 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 40 (Credit) Wales 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,100 (Year 1) EU 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,100 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,100 (Year 1) Scotland 1 Years

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