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Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

12 months
Duration
14950 GBP/year
7995 GBP/year
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About

With an emphasis on the application of knowledge and skills to real-world challenges, the Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology course at University of Wolverhampton is designed for graduates looking to prepare themselves for a career in the biotechnology field, as well as for those in relevant employment. 

Overview

With this Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology course at at University of Wolverhampton you will be able to use our excellent laboratories, such as analytical and fermentation facilities (plus a molecular biology research laboratory), to carry out advanced studies in applied microbiology and related aspects of biotechnology. 

You will gain experience of applying up-to-date scientific knowledge in these areas to industrial situations and the analysis of environmental problems. Through a substantial research project, you will develop high-level skills in cutting-edge technologies, strengthen your problem-solving abilities and study a topic of your choice in greater depth. 

This modular course incorporates methods of sampling, analysis and data handling, investigation management, critical appraisal of literature, and the communication of scientific ideas.

Potential Career Paths

Career paths vary from technical to managerial in the areas of general microbiology, environmental science, medical science and biotechnology (including pharmaceuticals). Many students progress to postgraduate research at academic or private sector institutions or embark on science teaching careers.

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Fermentation Biotechnology
  • Molecular Genetics and Genomics
  • Bioremediation
  • DNA Data Mining
  • Food Production and Deterioration
  • Masters Laboratory Techniques
  • Microbial Biotechnology
  • Research Methods
  • Research Project

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Direct applications can be made any time prior to the course start date but we will need sufficient time to process it.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally, you should have a good honours degree or equivalent in a bioscience subject, although substantial professional experience can substitute for graduate status. If you are currently employed, we request a statement of support from your employer.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14950 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7995 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7995 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Home - Part-time - £3998 per year

Living costs for Wolverhampton

550 - 900 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

  • Postgraduate Loans
    • Professional and Career Development Loan
    • Charitable Funding
    • University Postgraduate Loyalty Discount
    • Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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