University of Greenwich

Course Introduction

This is a multidisciplinary degree that brings together aspects of chemistry, biology and cell biology. The courses are carefully tailored to cover the knowledge in key fields such as gene therapy, drug design, genomics, proteomics, genetic engineering for plants, animals and micro'organisms, and bio'informatics. The purpose of this programme is to serve the needs of international and local students who require additional training relevant to their professional development. This degree provides a programme of study for appropriately qualified and experienced graduates. It produces graduates with a critical, analytical and flexible approach to problem solving, enhancing laboratory and professional competence and enabling students to work independently and use their initiative in solving the diverse problems they encounter. This programme helps you to obtain a creative attitude to the development and manufacture of biotechnology products. The intention is that skills and knowledge can be more readily transferred to professional activities.

Course Modules

Modules include: Research methods, biostatistics and data management; applied molecular biology; research project; an introduction to transgenic crops; pharmaceutical biotechnology.

Course Additional Entry

A BSc Honours degree at 2.1 or above in biotechnology, molecular biology or related subjects, or equivalent qualifications, or substantial experience. Students who do not have English as their first language, must have an IELTS score of 6.5 or above or an equivalent rating in another recognised language testing system. Applicants from other backgrounds may be considered. Alternatively, students can enter via the University of Greenwich International Pre'Masters' Programme.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £11,350  Whole course. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £7,200  Whole course. First year home fees