Biotechnology degree offered at Aberystwyth University enables you to meet the challenges of biotechnology, demonstrate critical thinking and solve problems, exploit opportunities, and know how ideas can be turned into viable businesses or a successful grant application.
The majority of teaching staff at the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences are qualified to PhD level and are research active. Vocational courses also have staff whose background lies within industry. The Institute has a large number of research only staff with whom students may have contact.
There is great demand nationally and internationally for skilled graduates in Biotechnology, indeed the UK Biotechnology and Biological research Council (BBSRC) have made ‘Bioenergy and Biotechnology’ a strategic priority for science funding.Biotechnology is a rapidly expanding sector providing employment opportunities for a wide range of biotechnology graduates. Our students are provided with a range of vocational skills to enable them to enter professional employment in the Biotechnology sector or in research.
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- Bioconversion and Biorefining
- Biotechnology for Business
- Crop Biotechnology
- Current Topics in Biotechnology
- Frontiers in the Biosciences
- Research Methods in the Biosciences
- 12 months
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DisciplinesBiotechnology View 116 other Masters in Biotechnology in United Kingdom
Good Undergraduate degree 2.2 (UK) (or better) equating to a mark of 56.5 or above in biochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology, applied biology, biological sciences or closely related discipline. European and International applicants can find their grade equivalence on our comparability page. Those who are not graduates must satisfy the University that they are of the required academic standard to pursue postgraduate study.
International15850 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 15850 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA7800 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 7800 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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.
Apply and win up to €6000 to cover your tuition fees.
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