Nottingham Trent University

Biotechnology

This course is designed to give students the theoretical and practical skills needed for a career in biotechnology within companies and research organisations. Gain a competitive edge with this Masters in a growing job market with a year in industry to cement the knowledge and skills learnt at university.

Entry requirements

A UK Honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent in a relevant discipline such as biochemistry, microbiology or biology. Applicants with relevant employment experience or other relevant qualifications may also be considered. International students need IELTS 6.5 (with minimum of 5.5 in reading, listening, speaking and writing).
A UK Honours degree (minimum 2.1) or equivalent in a relevant discipline such as biochemistry or biology, with laboratory experience gained through employment or undergraduate research project. Applicants with relevant employment experience or other relevant qualifications may also be considered. International students need IELTS 6.5 (with minimum of 5.5 in reading, listening, speaking and writing).

Course modules

Core modules: Research Methods and Bioethics; Research Project; Special Topics in Biotechnology.

Optional modules: Business and Enterprise. Cell Culture and Antibody Technology; Molecular Biology; Techniques in Macromolecular Analysis
Core modules: Molecular Biology; Cell Culture and Antibody Technology; Special Topics in Biotechnology; Business and Enterprise; Research Methods and Bioethics; Research Project.

Optional modules: Microbial Diagnostics; Techniques in Macromolecular Analysis.

Assessment methods

Modules are assessed by a variety of different types of course work including written assignments, oral presentations and poster presentations, and examinations. The research project will involve the design, implementation and reporting of a major research task.

Sponsorship information

Visit www.ntu.ac.uk/satscholarships for more information on our scholarships and bursaries.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement January 2019 15,285 (Whole course) International 2 2 Years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement January 2019 9,185 (Whole course) Home/EU 2 2 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2018 13,900 (Year 1) International 1 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time January 2019 13,900 (Year 1) International 1 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2018 7,800 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 1 Years
MSc Full-time January 2019 13,900 (Year 1) International 1 1 Years
MSc Full-time January 2019 7,800 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time January 2019 7,800 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 3,900 (Year 1) Home/EU 2 2 Years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2018 15,285 (Whole course) International 2 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 13,900 (Year 1) International 1 1 Years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2018 9,185 (Whole course) Home/EU 2 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 7,800 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 1 Years
MSc Part-time January 2019 3,900 (Year 1) Home/EU 2 2 Years
Master of Research - MRes Part-time January 2019 3,900 (Year 1) Home/EU 2 2 Years
Master of Research - MRes Part-time September 2018 3,900 (Year 1) Home/EU 2 2 Years

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