12 months
Duration
35900 GBP/year
18100 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

This academically challenging and career-developing Synthetic Biology and Biotechnology programme at The University of Edinburgh focuses on research and development using biological and chemical principles and systems to create new products, services and industries. 

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Overview

In the Synthetic Biology and Biotechnology programme at The University of Edinburgh , you will employ elements of the developing field of synthetic biology to bring about significant changes and major innovations that address the challenges of rapidly changing human demographics, resource shortages, energy economy transition and the concomitant growth in demand for more and healthier food, sustainable fuel cycles, and a cleaner environment.

Career opportunities

You will enhance your career prospects by acquiring current, marketable knowledge and developing advanced analytical and presentational skills, within the social and intellectual sphere of a leading European university.

The School of Biological Sciences offers a research-rich environment in which you can develop as a scientist and entrepreneur.

Programme Structure

You will learn through a variety of activities, including:

  • lectures
  • workshops
  • presentations
  • tutorials
  • seminars
  • discussion groups and project groups
  • problem-based learning activities

You will attend problem-based tutorial sessions and one-to-one meetings with your personal tutor or programme director.

You will carry out research at the frontier of knowledge and can make a genuine contribution to the progress of original research. This involves carrying out project work in reviewing relevant papers, analysing data, writing reports and giving presentations.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We encourage you to apply at least one month prior to entry so that we have enough time to process your application. 

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent. You should have a strong background in one or more of the following areas: biotechnology, biochemistry, molecular biology and the related sciences.
  • We may also consider your application if you have a background in engineering (particularly bioengineering), physics or mathematics.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35900 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    18100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18100 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

 

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 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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