MSc Biotechnology (Sustainable Biotechnologies) – get ready for a career improving the sustainability of materials and chemical processes.

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University of Bath – Biotechnology (Sustainable Biotechnologies) – 1 year

University of Bath – Biotechnology (Sustainable Biotechnologies) with professional placement – 2 years

Study our MSc Biotechnology (Sustainable Biotechnologies). Explore this rapidly developing field of biotechnology and get ready for a career improving the sustainability of materials and chemical processes.

This course will give you an understanding of how the molecular and cellular mechanisms of biological systems can be utilised and manipulated to solve real-world biological problems. You’ll gain the skills and expertise required for future developments in biotechnology, along with specialist knowledge in sustainable biotechnology.

Course highlights

  • Study at a Top 10 University on a course designed in consultation with industry partners to give you the skills employers need.
  • Gain extensive research, collaboration and practical experience by carrying out two separate research projects including working alongside a researcher from one of our world-renowned research groups within the Faculty of Science or Engineering.
  • Access our dedicated postgraduate labs, giving you the laboratory exposure and specialist skills required by industry and academia.
  • Get support from your dedicated Personal Tutor for the duration of the course and get help and support for course work from our friendly team of lecturers and researchers.

Study Details

MSc 1 year full-time

MSc 2 years full-time with professional placement

Career Opportunities

You’ll graduate with the specialist skills and knowledge desired by industry, ready for a career in research or roles outside of academia in bioscience, agriculture or environmental industries. You’ll also be suited for careers in non-lab settings such as legal, educational or entrepreneurial roles. 

Recent graduate roles include bioanalytical scientist, data consultant and life science conference producer.

Entry requirements

You should have a first or strong second-class bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent.

To apply for this course, you should have an undergraduate degree in any biosciences, medical or biomedical-based subject, such as biosciences, medical, veterinary, biotechnology, life sciences, pharmacy or pharmacology, or in biochemical engineering or technology.

We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

Hear about why our students wanted to study biotechnology and more about the course at Bath. 

Find out more about the course

Who is eligible to apply?

UK and International students

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