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About

This Industrial Biotechnology programme from University of York combines cutting-edge theory with the practical, applied skills you'll need to become an effective researcher or industry specialist. 

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Overview

The ability to apply biotechnology to industrial processes is transforming the manufacturing industry. Not only can we create new and exciting products, but we can use novel techniques to solve long-term problems such as pollution and resource conservation.

Our teaching draws directly from our research, meaning you'll be working with academics who are leading the field. You'll benefit from state-of-the-art facilities and expertise from staff in the Centre for Novel Agriculture Products (CNAP).

This Industrial Biotechnology programme from University of York is an ideal next step for students with a BSc who are interested in pursuing a career in research or industry.

Careers and skills

This course is an essential step into further research or a career in industrial biotechnology for students with a BSc in the biosciences. Around half of our students will pursue further study, while the other half go into industry.

Career opportunities

You may go on to work for:

  • the pharmaceutical industry
  • agrochemical and plant breeding companies
  • biotechnology research

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Industrial Biotechnology 
  • Data Analysis and Programming in the Biosciences 
  • Advanced Research Topics in Industrial Biotechnology 
  • Research, Professional and Team Skills 
  • Independent Study Module 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications can be submitted year-round, but we recommend you apply as early as possible as entry to many courses is competitive.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 or equivalent in bioscience. We also consider applicants who have a 2:2 degree with substantial industry experience. If you have completed an integrated Masters, this course is not suitable for you.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23300 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9730 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9730 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for York

646 - 1124 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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