Bachelor of Science (Hons) Biotechnology, Northumbria University,UK
- To provide students with a knowledge and understanding of the basic science that underpins biotechnology, including molecular biology and bioinformatics.
- To advance students’ knowledge of the science that is in the forefront of developments in biotechnology.
- To develop in students the practical skills including information technology skills that will enable them to pursue careers in the biotechnology industry.
- To prepare students for employment, by developing transferable skills, including: self-management and reflective practice, independence, communication, IT, numeracy, data analysis, interpersonal and teamwork skills, alongside an awareness of current issues within the taught programme.
- To develop an appreciation of the role of scientific research in the advancement of biotechnology and encourage an understanding of the potential economic, ethical, and political impact of modern biotechnology on society.
- Skills for Applied Sciences
- Plant Biology
- Cell Biology
- Scope of Biotechnology
- Introductory Genetics
- Introductory Bioinformatics
- Principles of Immunology
- Microbial and Mammalian Cell Culture
- Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry
- Medical Microbiology
- Biology of Disease
- Food Biotechnology
- Metabolic Biochemistry
- Biotechniques and Practical Molecular Genetics
- Bioinformatics and Molecular Biotechnology
- Clinical Immunology
- Analytical and Immunological Methods
- Research Project
- Plant Biotechnology
- Topics in Biotechnology
- Animal Biotechnology
- Applied Bioinformatics
- Special Topics in Biomedical Research
- Foundation Certificate in Biomedical Sciences (FCBS);
- GCE ‘A’ Levels, preferably in science stream subjects (Grades BBB, with B in Biology)
- Diploma in Biotechnology, Medical Technology or Biomedical Sciences may have advance standing
- Assignments, case studies, presentations, and examinations.
Graduation and Degree
- Bachelor of Science (Hons) Biotechnology
Length of course