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MSc (Eng)Biological and Bioprocess Engineering

Tuition fee £20,470 per year
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This course will enable you to develop the essential skills for a career in bioindustry or for further advanced research in next-horizon biotechnologies.

You’ll learn from world-class researchers, including staff from Biomedical Science and Materials Science and Engineering.

Our graduates work in biotechnology, biopharmaceutical and bioprocess organisations.

You’ll be taught by experts from the departments of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Engineering Materials and Biomedical Science.

Your research project is a major part of the course. This gives you the chance to use your knowledge and get hands-on experience at the forefront of biological engineering. It’s assessed by a dissertation and a presentation.

Programme structure

Course content

Four core modules including:

Research project
Conversion module
Three optional modules

Optional modules

Any three from:

Synthetic Biology
Tissue Engineering Approaches to Failure in Living Systems
Stem Cell Biology
Proteomics and Bioinformatics

Conversion modules:

Principles in Biochemical Engineering or
Principles in Biomolecular Sciences


Examples classes
Coursework assignments


Assignments for each module
Formal examination of core modules
Oral presentation of the laboratory-based research project

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States