Study Biotechnology in United Kingdom

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Biotechnology in United Kingdom

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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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Studying in United Kingdom

The UK has one of the most cosmopolitan societies within Europe and you will study with people from all over the world. The variety of universities and degrees is broad and degrees will be accepted worldwide.

71 Biotechnology Master's degrees in United Kingdom

M.Sc. Biotechnology

This Biotechnology programme from University of the West of Scotland equips you for the biotechnology/life science profession or enables you to progress to PhD research studies. Designed and delivered with industry input, it is career-focused and vocationally-relevant.

School of Science and Sport
M.Sc. Molecular Biology with Biotechnology

This taught MSc Molecular Biology with Biotechnology course from Bangor University 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.

School of Biological Sciences
M.Sc. Biodevices

This multi-disciplinary one year Msc Biodevices degree from University of Southampton will prepare you for a career in the life-sciences oriented electronics industry, addressing state-of-the-art microscale and nanoscale engineering methodology in combination with the key techniques of microfluidics, lab-on-a-chip, bionanotechnology and biosensors.

Electronics and Computer Science
M.Sc. Biotechnology

Biotechnology at Coventry University uses living cells and materials produced by cells to create products to benefit society.

Life Sciences
Master Biopharmaceutical Management

The aim of the ESCP Europe Business School 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
Master Biochemistry MSci (Hons)

Our biochemistry programmes benefit from having world-leading researchers in both biology and chemistry together in one department.  You will study the ways in which both disciplines interact in living organisms, and learn how this underpins our understanding of biological and medical science.   

M.Sc. Medical Ultrasound

King's College London has designed the Medical Ultrasound programme for radiographers, doctors, midwives, scientists and others who want to practice clinical ultrasound in their professional roles.

Taught programmes
M.Sc. Marine Science

This programme offers students with a background in marine biology, geology or geography the opportunity to integrate their expertise in the wider marine science context.

School of Life Sciences
M.Sc. Pharmaceutical Technology

Pharmaceutical Technology is a science-based programme, for pharmacists, life science, chemistry and chemical engineering graduates, focused to teach skills in formulation and drug delivery. The course utilises well-equipped laboratories for hands-on time with a range of modern techniques and instruments.

Taught programmes
M.Res. 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. 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.

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. 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.Res. Medical Imaging Sciences

The multidisciplinary Medical Imaging Sciences MRes offers you the opportunity to undertake research in an exciting and rapidly evolving field. Medical imaging is growing in importance both in patient management and clinical decision making, and also in drug development and evaluation.

School of Medicine
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.

M.Sc. Biochemistry

Biochemical research underpins a great deal of the core knowledge in life sciences. In particular, the discipline has helped illuminate many of the problems that have fascinated and perplexed molecular bioscientists. The Biochemistry MSci?premised on research?provides an invaluable foundation for postgraduate study or a dynamic career within this area.

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
Master Biochemistry (MBiochem)

The integrated Master’s in Biochemistry is aimed at aspiring researchers and those seeking a career in science. This four-year undergraduate course enables students to explore the current frontiers of knowledge in their chosen field and provides training in advanced research techniques.

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. 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.Eng. Biomaterials Engineering B.Eng.

Biomaterials Engineering is an exciting new course delivered within the family of Materials courses here at Loughborough.It builds on the strengths in Materials and Bio-related disciplines across campus and offers students with a leaning towards bioscience and biotechnology a route into the important and growing area of materials that are bio-compatible and/or bio-derived and those that are designed for use in the biomedical sector. 

Bioengineering
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. 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.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. Molecular Biotechnology

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.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. Tissue Engineering

Tissue engineering is an ever-emerging interdisciplinary field of biomedical research, which combines life, engineering and materials sciences, to progress the maintenance, repair and replacement of diseased and damaged tissues. 

Cardiff School of Biosciences
M.Sc. Advanced Chemical Engineering

The MSc in Advanced Chemical Engineering from Cranfield University offers a general Chemical Engineering option, which covers core chemical engineering subjects and a range of specialised optional modules; and a Biorefining option, which provides advanced understanding of the production of bioenergy and biofuels while strengthening the knowledge on chemical engineering discipline.

Energy and Power
M.Res. 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. 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
Master Biological Sciences

The one-year Masters of Research (MRes) programme is an innovative route to starting out on a research career. The MRes will provide you with a unique opportunity to experience research projects over a broad range of disciplines and laboratory environments.

Faculty of Life Sciences
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. 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. Medical Biotechnology and Business Management

Developed out of our very successful Biotechnology, Bioprocessing & Business Management MSc, the Medical Biotechnology and Business Management course provides knowledge and understanding of the key technical, business and societal issues relevant to the operation and development of medical biotechnology industries 

School of Life Sciences
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

This course provides strong scientific training in many issues at the forefront of modern biotechnology, as well as the professional skills that you will need to work in the field.

School of Environment & Life Sciences
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.Res. Applied Analytical Science (LCMS)

Take advantage of one of our 100 Master’s Scholarships to study at Swansea University, the Times Good University Guide’s Welsh University of the Year 2017. Postgraduate loans are also available to English and Welsh domiciled students. For more information on fees and funding please visit our website.

Swansea University Medical School
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
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. 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. Biotechnology

Biotechnology is one of the fastest growing areas of biology. At the School of Biological Sciences you will have access to world-class expertise and research facilities.

College of Science & Engineering
Master Biochemistry with Professional Training Year (MBiochem)

The integrated Master’s in Biochemistry with Professional Training Year is aimed at aspiring researchers and those seeking a career in science. This five-year undergraduate course enables students to explore the current frontiers of knowledge in their chosen field and provides training in advanced research techniques.

Postgraduate Certificate 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

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.

University of East London-School of Health and Bioscience
M.Sc. Biotechnology

The MSc/PG Diploma 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

The University of Manchester offers the Master of Science in Biotechnology where the inclusion of group enterprise projects involve close collaboration with entrepreneurs, provides a great opportunity for you to stand out from other graduates.

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. 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. Drug Discovery and Protein Biotechnology

The modern pharmaceutical industry encompasses the development of “biologics”, for example antibodies and protein hormones, as much as it does traditional small-molecule drug discovery. The Drug Discovery and Protein Biotechnology programme is offered at The University of Edinburgh.

School of Biological Sciences
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. 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. Synthetic Biology and Biotechnology

This academically challenging and career-developing programme focuses on research and development using biological and chemical principles and systems to create new products, services and industries. The Synthetic Biology and Biotechnology programme is offered at The University of Edinburgh,

School of Biological Sciences
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. Biosciences

The MSc in Biosciences from University of Bath enables students to customise their course according to their needs and future career ambitions by selecting diverse topics and projects under the guidance of the Director of Studies who advises on suitable taught units and laboratory projects.

Faculty of Science
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. 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
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.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. 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.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

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.

Faculty of Creative Arts, Technologies & Science