Master's Degrees in 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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71 Biotechnology Master's degrees in United Kingdom

M.Sc. Molecular Biotechnology

The Molecular Biotechnology programme offered by the University of Birmingham 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. Biotechnology

The Biotechnology programme is offered at University of the West of Scotland. Our Biotechnology course will develop your knowledge and understanding of a range of theoretical and practical skills relevant to the biotechnology industry; advance your understanding of the industry; and grow your research skills.

School of Science and Sport
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.

ChM General Surgery (Online Distance Learning)

This 2-year, part-time masters programme in General Surgery (Online Distance Learning) 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.

School of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
M.Sc. Marine Biotechnology

This skills-focussed MSc in Marine Biotechnology at the University of Stirling provides students with a thorough knowledge of the biodiversity in our oceans while receiving practical training in cutting-edge techniques and experimental approaches underpinning on-going developments in marine biotechnology.

Institute of Aquaculture
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.

Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine
M.Sc. Biotechnology

Biotechnology is a revolutionary science with proven impact in the health, medicine, food, environment and energy sectors. If you enjoy science and technology, investigating, solving problems and innovation then this course is designed to equip you for a career in biotechnology. The Biotechnology programme is offered at  University of Nottingham.

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.

Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine
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. 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.

Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine
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, Bioprocessing and Business Management

The MSc in Biotechnology, Bioprocessing and Business Management from the University of Warwick equips its students with the necessary tools and expertise for a career in the biotechnology and related industrial sectors, offering key business information and industrially relevant knowledge.

School of Life Sciences
M.Sc. Biotechnology and Bioengineering

This exciting interdisciplinary MSc Biotechnology and Bioengineering programme offered by 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. 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. Biotechnology

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

Life 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. 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. 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. 

Faculty of Life Sciences & 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. Biotechnology and Management

This new Biotechnology and Management programme at University of Glasgow offers an expansion of our already successful MSc in biotechnology into industrial biotechnology and business management, jointly run with Adam Smith Business School.

College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences
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. 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
Postgraduate Diploma Biotechnology and Management

This new Biotechnology and Management programme at University of Glasgow offers an expansion of our already successful MSc in biotechnology into industrial biotechnology and business management, jointly run with Adam Smith Business School.

College of Medical Veterinary and Life 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. 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. 

College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences
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. 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
Postgraduate Certificate Brewing: Principles and Practice (E Learning) PGCert

This Brewing: Principles and Practice (E Learning) PGCert course offered at the University of Nottingham 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. 

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 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.

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 focuses on the outstanding research expertise in the department, with study topics including cell and developmental biology, medical and industrial biotechnology, infection and immunity, evolution and biodiversity. You’ll be able to select from a diverse range of topics and projects, allowing you to tailor your studies.

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. Micro and Nanotechnology

MSc Micro and Nanotechnology at University of Southampton is a one year masters degree with a focus on microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) and nanoelectronics. You will develop knowledge and understanding of the microtechnology and nanotechnology aspects of electronic engineering and their application in micro and nanoscale devices. 

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