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MSc Biotechnology

Coventry University

This Master’s course is designed to provide the training and development necessary to meet demand for highly skilled scientists within the expanding and global bioscience sector.

Biotechnology is predicted to be one of the most important applied sciences of the 21st century and a key driver in the world economy.

  • You can choose to study the MSc Biotechnology or the MSc Biotechnology with Professional Experience2 – they are the same course with the latter including a placement experience.
  • Our course is designed to expand your knowledge of the molecular, biochemical, cell biological and genetic techniques underpinning modern biotechnology and how they can be used to solve real world problems and benefit society.
  • We will train you in biotechnology research strategies so that you have the chance to gain an understanding of the nature of business based on bioscience knowledge and research, opportunities for innovation, regulatory requirement constraints, intellectual property and ethical issues.
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  • Critical Review in Biotechnology - 10 credits
  • Environmental and Industrial Biotechnology - 20 credits
  • Global Professional Development - Creativity, Change and Innovation (CMI Module) - 10 credits
  • Medicinal Biotechnology - 20 credits
  • Principles of Biotechnology - 20 credits
  • Research Principles and Preparation - 10 credits
  • Research Techniques in Biotechnology - 30 credits
  • Research Project - 60 credits
  • With Professional Experience only
  • Requirements

    Listed below are the documents required to apply for this course.
    £18,600 Per Year

    International student tuition fee

    1 year


    May 2024

    Start Month

    Apr 2024

    Application Deadline

    Upcoming Intakes

    • September 2024
    • May 2024

    Mode of Study

    • Full Time