Study Biotechnology in United Kingdom

Study Biotechnology in United Kingdom

Studying Biotechnology

Biotechnology involves the use of microbiological processes, living organisms and bio-systems in order to produce new practices and products that improve the quality of human life. Concentrations and specialisations in biotechnology include biodefense, bioinformatics, biotechnologies, drug discovery, environmental regulatory affairs, or biomedical engineering, to name a few.

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65 Biotechnology Master's degrees in United Kingdom

, M.Sc. Plant Science and Biotechnology

This Plant Science and Biotechnology programme at the University of Leeds provides training in modern molecular aspects of plant science. Teaching is delivered by academics from the University’s Centre for Plant Sciences (CPS) and is often related to their areas of expertise and current research projects.

Faculty of Biological Sciences
, Master Biopharmaceutical Management

The aim of the ESCP Europe Specialised Master in Biopharmaceutical Management is to prepare future managers of pharmaceutical, medical consulting and biotechnology companies for immediate insertion into a professional environment that is currently undergoing dramatic changes. Internationalisation and increased reliance on new information technologies are its hallmarks.

Specialised Masters Full-time
, M.Sc. Crop Biotechnology and Entrepreneurship

This course is designed for both uk/eu and International students with a background in a relevant biological discipline, who wish to learn more about the theory and practice of crop biotechnology but who wish to learn and practice the business skills that will allow them to pursue careers in a crop biotechnology business environment.

Biosciences
, M.Sc. Medical Biotechnology and Business Management

Developed out of our very successful Biotechnology, Bioprocessing & Business Management MSc, the Medical Biotechnology and Business Management course from the University of Warwick provides knowledge and understanding of the key technical, business and societal issues relevant to the operation and development of medical biotechnology industries and equips the student to make original and informed contributions to advance and develop these industries.

School of Life Sciences
, M.Sc. Biotechnology

This course comprehensively covers the core subjects of modern Biotechnology: through an advanced understanding of molecular and computational biology to applied microbiology.

Faculty of Creative Arts, Technologies & Science
, M.Sc. Biotechnology

This programme will give you hands-on practical experience of both laboratory and bioinformatics techniques. You will also be trained in biotechnology research strategies.

School of Life and Medical Sciences
, M.Sc. Biotechnology and Enterprise

Biotechnology is the application of biology in industry and exploits living things and processes commercially to make useful products and provide practical solutions. In the 21st century, biotechnology is set to continue to have a major impact on all our lives from improvements in medicine and pharmaceuticals to food quality, agricultural systems and biofuels.

Faculty of Life Sciences
, M.Phil. Biotechnology

Research in biotechnology at Newcastle spans the Faculty of Medical Sciences (FMS) and the Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering (SAgE). We invite proposals for MPhil and PhD projects in biotechnology across the fields of medical sciences, biological, agricultural and environmental sciences, and marine science and technology.

Faculty of Medical Sciences
, M.Sc. Medical Ultrasound

This MSc, with its two sub-specialties, aims to provide clinicians and medical scientists with intensive training in both the theoretical basis of medical ultrasound and the required scanning and diagnostic skills.

Faculty of Medicine
, M.Sc. Medical Ultrasound

This is a challenging, yet rewarding programme of study offering you the opportunity to develop the high level skills required of an autonomous ultrasound practitioner

Faculty of Education, Health and Sciences
, M.Sc. Biodevices

Electronic technologies are now being applied to biomolecular and biomedical research and the electronics industry is moving towards healthcare applications. At the University of Southampton learn how modern micro- and nanofabrication methods can be used to create Biodevices for biomedical engineering and position yourself at this exciting new interface between electronic engineering and the life sciences.

Electronics and Computer Science
, M.Phil. Biotechnology (PhD)

As genome projects for animals, plants and microorganisms continue to advance, new opportunities arise that offer huge potential benefits in healthcare, agriculture and the environment through the production of new drugs, novel crops and bioremediation.

Faculty of Life Sciences
, M.Sc. Synthetic Biology and Biotechnology

The Synthetic Biology and Biotechnology programme, offered by The University of Edinburgh, is a route into a cutting edge area of biology, supported by world-class research facilities and a cross-disciplinary approach.

School of Biological Sciences
, M.Sc. Design for Medical Technologies

The MSc Design for Medical Technologies is aimed at providing the key knowledge and experience to allow you to pursue a career in bioengineering, healthcare or biotechnology. The course will expose you to the leading edge of modern medical and surgical technologies, as well as exploring the role of entrepreneurship, business development and intellectual property exploitation.

School of Engineering, Physics and Mathematics
, M.Sc. Applied Biotechnology

Our established programme in Biotechnology of Westminster, 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.

Faculty of Science and Technology
, M.Sc. Industrial Biotechnology

Study for a Masters in Industrial Biotechnology at Liverpool John Moores University and develop the skills and knowledge required for a career in this rapidly expanding field. This stimulating course includes a four month, full time research project.

, M.Sc. Biotechnology

Biotechnology is a global industry and is the fastest growing research and development sector in the UK. Increasingly, the industry is relying on molecular tools to solve real world problems. The Master's degree in Biotechnology will equip you with the theoretical and practical knowledge that is so highly sought after by both global and entrepreneurial start-up companies, opening doors to a wide variety of career opportunities. You will have the opportunity to choose from a number of optional units, tailoring your learning to what suits you best.

Faculty of Science
, M.Sc. Biotechnology

The MSc programme in Biotechnology will provide students with a sufficiently broad range of both fundamental principles and innovative practices in the subject to be able to apply their knowledge proficiently in the relevant industries.

, M.Sc. Biotechnology

This modular programme aims to produce postgraduate students with a sound knowledge of Biotechnology, The programme covers the practical, theoretical aspects and the necessary skills to undertake individual and collaborative research in this field.

School of Health and Bioscience
, Postgrad.Cert. Brewing: Principles and Practice (E Learning) PGCert

This course is designed for individuals in the brewing and allied industries who would like to improve their understanding of the scientific principles and practice of the brewing process. The course would also be highly suitable for those aspiring to a career as a practical brewer.

Biosciences
, M.Sc. Biotechnology

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

College of Science & Engineering
, M.Sc. Molecular Biology with Biotechnology

This taught MSc course in the School of Biological Sciences provides intensive training in this important area of Biology and is designed both for fresh graduates and for those wishing to develop and extend their expertise in this area. The course has a strong practical emphasis and will provide the advanced theoretical and practical background necessary for employment in the Biotechnology industry, as well as equipping students with the knowledge required to pursue advanced studies in this area.

School of Biological Sciences
, M.Sc. Medical Ultrasound (MSc/PgDip/PgCert)

The primary aim of this programme is to enable practitioners to formalise and develop their understanding of the relevant ultrasound principles in their respective medical fields and related subjects, develop their evaluative, problem solving and critical thinking skills to enable them to apply this knowledge and deliver a high quality service to their patients. In addition, the course stimulates students to undertake research and evidence-based practice, which enhances clinical effectiveness.

Cardiff School of Medicine
, M.Sc. Biotechnology

This Masters in Biotechnology at University of Glasgow programme provides you with an advanced practical knowledge of biotechnology and molecular genetic technologies underpinning modern biotechnology and how they can be applied to solve real world problems. The programme offers training in a broad range of topics including; environmental biotechnology, synthetic biology, plant engineering, stem cell therapies and vaccine development.

School of Life Sciences
, M.Sc. Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

This Masters degree in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology at Queen's University Belfast aims to teach the fundamental molecular bioscience underpinning biotechnology along with examples of its current applications.

School of Biological Sciences
, M.Sc. Industrial and Commercial Biotechnology

Our MSc is for students from a variety of backgrounds with varied levels of biotechnology experience. You will develop an understanding of contemporary molecular biology and biotechnology principles and practices. You will also gain the skills and knowledge base required for employment in the biotechnology industry.

School of Biology
, M.Sc. Medical Imaging

This programme offers specialist training in the science and technology behind the major imaging modalities used in healthcare and medical research.

Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences
, M.Sc. Dental Technology

On this course you will be taught elements of dental technology, CAD-CAM, implantology, occlusion, aesthetics and materials. Teaching is carried out by our clinical consultants, chief technicians and dental/biomaterials experts in the Institute of Dentistry. This course is designed for future leaders in the field of dental technology or dental biomaterials who will take up posts in academia, research or industry.

Masters Programmes
, M.Sc. Medical Ultrasound

The first year of this Consortium for the Accreditation of Sonographic Education (CASE) accredited course is designed to enable healthcare professionals from varying clinical backgrounds to become safe, competent ultrasound practitioners.

School of Health & Social Care
, MRes Applied Analytical Science (LCMS)

World demand for mass spectrometry (MS) and chromatography has grown at an unprecedented rate, with qualified graduates in short supply and highly sought-after. Postgraduate (PG) training is essential as undergraduates are not taught to the required depth. Swansea is the only UK institution to offer a range of schemes solely dedicated to these topics, drawing upon expertise in the Institute of Mass Spectrometry (IMS), based at a long established UK centre of excellence.

, M.Sc. Biotechnology

University of Greenwich, Biotechnology 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 bioinformatics.

School of Science
, M.Sc. Biotechnology

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.

, M.Sc. Pharmaceutical Quality and Good Manufacturing Practice

The modules are designed to enable suitably qualified employees of the pharmaceutical industry to acquire the necessary knowledge base to submit themselves for nomination as Qualified Persons (QPs), and to sit for the Postgraduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Quality and Good Manufacturing Practice on the strength of their coursework.

, M.Sc. Medical Biotechnology

Develop your understanding of key concepts and practices in the biotechnologies that drive new product innovation as well as the business principles underlying commercialisation of biomedical research.

Faculty of Health, Life & Social Sciences
, MRes Clinical Research

The Clinical Research MRes programme from King's College London is multi-disciplinary and is designed for practitioners who wish to develop a research or a clinical academic career. The aim of the programme is to develop students’ knowledge and research skills to enhance their current and future careers in supporting, delivering and integrating research into clinical practice, and fostering evidence-based practice.

School of Medicine
, M.Sc. Biofuels Process Engineering

The MSc in Biofuels Process Engineering from Cranfield University has been carefully structured to equip talented engineers of the highest standard with an advanced understanding and practical experience of employing biofuel research and advanced process technology within the wider bioenergy industry.

Energy and Power
, M.Sc. Food Science (Food Biotechnology)

This course engages with issues at the very forefront of modern food production. You‘ll explore the origins of biotechnology, the legislation and social issues related to biotechnology in food, the immune system and role of antibodies.

Faculty of Mathematics and Physical Sciences
, M.Sc. Molecular Biotechnology MSc

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.

School of Biosciences
, M.Eng. Chemical Engineering with Biotechnology

This special course has been designed to provide highly skilled chemical engineers specifically for the bioscience industry. This course will equip you to work at the cutting edge of biotechnology. As a graduate you will be comfortable working with diverse biomolecules at both the bench and larger scale plants.

, M.Sc. Biotechnology

Our course provides you with knowledge, understanding and hands-on experience in modern biotechnology, and with practical insights into current commercial applications. It creates access to a broad range of career opportunities in this rapidly growing key technology.

School of Biological Sciences
, M.Sc. Biotechnology

Biotechnology is a fast-moving sector that requires highly trained individuals who are able to work innovatively across disciplines of biological sciences, engineering and chemistry. Our MSc Biotechnology at University of Leeds is interdisciplinary and utilises modules from the Faculty of Engineering and the Centre for Molecular Nanoscience.

Faculty of Biological Sciences
, M.Sc. Medical Biotechnology

Biotechnology is a rapidly expanding global industry. It's driven by the development of new tools for molecular biological research, the expansion of the ‘green economy’ seeking biotechnical solutions to energy and industrial needs, and remarkable advances in the application of biotechnology to medical diagnosis, therapeutics and to biomedical research. The MSc in Medical Biotechnology will give you sought-after advanced skills in molecular biotechnology in the context of diagnostics, therapeutics and in biomedical research. You will also gain a vital understanding of how these are applied in molecular medicine.

Faculty of Science
, M.Sc. Pharmacology and Biotechnology

Pharmacology and Biotechnology course gives you advanced education and training in current molecular and cell biology, and therapeutic rationales for treatment. We emphasise the use of cellular models to study drug actions and applying biotechnology to pharmacology.

, M.Sc. Microbiology and Biotechnology

Our hands-on course will give you advanced laboratory skills and an in-depth knowledge of research methods to help you progress in your chosen career or to enhance your academic research prospects. You will study the interactions of pathogens within the body, the role of the human immune system and the consequences of infections.

Faculty of Health & Social Sciences
, M.Sc. Biotechnology and Bioengineering

This exciting interdisciplinary MSc Biotechnology and Bioengineering programme from the University of Kent focuses on providing advanced academic training in the cellular and molecular processes that relate to the production of biomedicines for use in healthcare.

School of Biosciences
, M.Sc. Food Science and Biotechnology

This Food Science and Biotechnology programme from Teesside University supports the demand for highly skilled individuals with the confidence to address the critical global challenges of food processing and production, and diminishing natural resources. It focuses on food production and processing, biotechnology and sustainability alongside food quality and supply chain management.

, MRes Medical Imaging Sciences

Medical Imaging Sciences aims to provide graduates of chemistry, physics, computing, mathematics, biology, pharmacy or medicine, with advanced training in the imaging field. Intended mainly as preparation for a PhD, but also serves as training for employment in hospitals and industry.

School of Medicine
, M.Sc. Medical Ultrasound

The programme aims to develop the academic and clinical skills of the health care professional, to enable them to practice ultrasound independently and take responsibility for their own learning needs.

School of Health Sciences
, M.Sc. Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

University of Greenwich, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology is a rapidly evolving and multidisciplinary field. This Mater's programme will focus on the new developments in the production of proteins, organisms, DNA-based vaccines, therapeutic proteins, downstream processing and characterisation, bioinformatics, advanced molecular principles, and research methods.

School of Science
, M.Sc. General Surgery

This two-year, part-time masters programme is offered jointly by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the University of Edinburgh, and is taught entirely online. Both institutions have combined well previously to deliver an award-winning Master’s programme to support early surgical training, and continue to serve as a powerful brand in surgery.

, MRes Biotechnology and Business Enterprise

Our Biotechnology and Business Enterprise MRes is a research-based course with a taught component that is equivalent to an MSc. It provides a springboard into a career that involves a working knowledge of scientific research.

Faculty of Medical Sciences
, M.Sc. Pharmaceutical Technology

Pharmaceutical Technology provides an excellent grounding in pharmaceutical sciences, followed by specialisation in the design and development of drug delivery systems. Ideal for pharmacists, chemists, chemical engineers and science graduates contemplating a career or employed in the pharmaceutical industry, health service, research institute, regulatory authority or preparation for PhD.

Taught programmes
, M.Sc. Brewing Science

This pioneering, interdisciplinary MSc programme has been developed for individuals working in the brewing industry, providing a key pathway for continuing professional development.

Biosciences
, M.Sc. Marine Science

The oceans do not exist in isolation but are in constant interaction with the atmosphere and underlying geology receiving energy from the sun and to a lesser extent from geothermal sources.

School of Life Sciences
, M.Sc. Medical Ultrasound

For radiographers, doctors, midwives and others wishing to practice clinical ultrasound within their professional roles. Lectures are in block release, in conjunction with compulsory clinical placements.

Taught programmes