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Biological and Bioprocess Engineering

Develop the essential skills for a career in bioindustry or for further advanced research in next-horizon biotechnologies.

You'll learn from world-class researchers, including staff from Biomedical Science and Materials Science and Engineering. Our graduates work in biotechnology, biopharmaceutical and bioprocess organisations.

Entry requirements

A good honours degree in science, technology and engineering.

English language requirements

IELTS 6.5 with at least 5.5 in each component.

Course modules

Four core modules including research project, a conversion module, and three optional modules.

Core modules

Biopharmaceutical Bioprocessing; Biosystems Engineering and Computational Biology; Bioanalytical Techniques; Research Project.

Examples of optional modules

Any three from Microfluidics; Bio-energy; Synthetic Biology; Tissue Engineering Approaches to Failure in Living Systems; Bionanomaterials; Stem Cell Biology; Proteomics and Bioinformatics. Conversion modules: Principles in Biochemical Engineering or Principles in Biomolecular Sciences.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on assignments for each module, formal examination of core modules, dissertation and oral presentation of the laboratory-based research project.

Fees

Please contact the department for the PgDip course fees.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 GBP 19,500 (Year 1) International 12 Months
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 GBP 11,650 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 12 Months
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 GBP 11,650 (Year 1) Scotland 12 Months
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 GBP 11,650 (Year 1) Wales 12 Months
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 GBP 11,650 (Year 1) England 12 Months

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