B.Sc. On Campus

Biotechnology (Hons)

Liverpool John Moores University

36 months
16600 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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BSc Biotechnology (Hons) programme from Liverpool John Moores University, explores the manipulation of biomolecular processes to develop technologies and products that address global challenges in health, food and the environment. The course provides excellent facilities to develop practical skills and exciting opportunities to engage with industry.


Biotechnology is a fascinating field of study, which has had a positive impact on many aspects of our lives, with applications across medicine, food and the environment.

This multidisciplinary science builds on a foundational knowledge of molecular and cell biology, microbiology and biochemistry, using transgenic plants, animals and microbes to develop valuable technologies and products.

Career prospects

The Biotechnology (Hons) graduates at Liverpool John Moores University are employable in a wide range of industries and organisations, such as pharmaceutical, healthcare, environmental, food industries or regulatory authorities.  Some graduates may prefer to continue their studies with postgraduate study (PGCE/PGDE, MSc, MPhil, MRes or PhD) in topics as wide ranging as industrial biotechnology, biomedical sciences, drug discovery and design, cosmetic science, and medical microbiology. 

The programme is the ideal stepping stone to the MSc Industrial Biotechnology​ offered by LJMU.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Practical Skills in Biotechnology 
  • Physiological Biochemistry 
  • Microbial Biotechnology 
  • Research Methods in Biotechnology 
  • Sterile Pharmaceutical Products 
  • Synthetic Biology and Bioengineering 
  • Structural and Functional Biochemistry 
  • Molecular Biology and Functional Genomics​

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum points required from qualifications 104
  • International Baccalaureate: Acceptable on its own and combined with other qualifications
  • Additional information: Pass with overall merit in appropriate science area.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16600 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • Placement (home student): £1,850
  • Placement (international student): £3,650

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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