M.Sc. On Campus


University of Nottingham

12 months
28000 GBP/year
11050 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This  Biotechnology programme at the University of Nottingham helps you develop skills in research through training in advanced molecular methods and high-throughput technologies.


Key facts

This  Biotechnology programme at the University of Nottingham helps you  learn about fundamental cellular mechanisms and genetic manipulations of biological systems and production processes. 

Visits to industry allow you to see the processes involved in the innovation and commercialisation of novel products. This covers food, biopharmaceuticals and biofuels.


Previous graduates have taken up roles with Lonza, AstraZeneca, Ipsen and Biogenuix Medsystems, India. Others have pursued research careers with Oxford and Cambridge University, and the BBSRC DTP PhD studentship.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Basic Laboratory Techniques 
  • Advanced Molecular Methods in Biotechnology
  • Cell Factories
  • Postgraduate Research Project 
  • Technology Entrepreneurship 
  • Professional Skills for Biotechnologists

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:2 (or international equivalent) in biotechnology, plant sciences, animal sciences, microbiology, genetics or veterinary medicine
  • We accept a wide range of qualifications from all over the world.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11050 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Loughborough

600 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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