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M.Sc. On Campus

Medical Biotechnology

University of Portsmouth

12 months
Duration
16400 GBP/year
10500 GBP/year
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About

Biotechnology is a rapidly expanding industry, driven by the development of molecular biological research, the growth of the ‘green economy’, and advances in the use of biotechnology in medical diagnosis, therapeutics and biomedical research.

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Overview

If you're ready to take your previous studies in a science discipline to postgraduate level, then our MSc Medical Biotechnology degree course will help you develop advanced skills in molecular biotechnology. You'll also build on your understanding of how diagnostics, therapeutics and biomedical research are applied in molecular medicine, the energy sector and industry.

When you graduate, you'll have the skills, knowledge and qualifications for a successful career in research or industry in the biotechnology sector, or in the fields of bioscience or pharmaceutics.

On this course, you'll:

  • Develop a practical and theoretical understanding of the molecular techniques used in the biotechnology sector
  • Learn how these are applied in diagnostics, therapeutics and molecular medicine
  • Develop your practical skills using professional research equipment in the University's complex of over 30 laboratories
  • Conduct your own medical biotechnology research, in areas such as pathology, drug development, business or bioinformatics
  • Have the option to study additional topics in the field, including clinical pathology, drug design and clinical trials, business skills for biotechnology and bioinformatics and omics
  • Be supported by a team of expert scientists
  • Use our specialist facilities, including microscopy for imaging at both the cellular and molecular level

Career

When you graduate from our MSc Medical Biotechnology degree course, you'll be qualified for a career within small and medium-sized enterprises and global business in the area of Biotechnology, as well as public and private health service providers. You'll have practical and theoretical skills in Medical Biotechnology, as well as transferable skills as problem-solving and research.

Career opportunities include:

  • Product development
  • Research scientist
  • Diagnostics and pathology lab work
  • PhD study
  • Sales
  • Teaching

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medical Biotechnology: Diagnostics
  • Medical Biotechnology: Therapeutics
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Medical Biotechnology Research Skills and Project
  • Biotechnology Enterprise
  • Bioinformatics and Omics
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Tissue Regeneration

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

September, January

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

An upper second-class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. Professional experience and other qualifications may be taken into consideration for applicants not meeting this requirement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10500 GBP per year during 12 months.

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Living costs for Portsmouth

710 - 1099 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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