Biotechnology encompasses the latest techniques in biological molecules, cells and organisms and applying knowledge of these to problems arising in health, disease, industry and the environment. As a discipline, biotechnology continues to expand as technology develops.
This Biology (Biotechnology) (Year 2 and Year 3 Entry) Honours course has been designed to give you knowledge of biotechnological processes and to explore the applications of biotechnology in industry for food, food products and enzyme production, in plant and animal biotechnology, and in environmental and medical settings. You will acquire the fundamentals of scientific thought together with essential skills and knowledge required for work across a range of biotechnological processes essential for maintenance of life within the developed world.
Biotechnology is a widely applied degree area so careers may lay in areas such as microbiology, drug design and development, biomimetic/organic materials science/ design, fermentation biotechnology, ecotechnology and environmental sciences as well as the pharmaceutical and food and drinks industries.There are also careers in the environmental sector, water supply and in waste management for example. You may also wish to progress to postgraduate research or to teaching, both at primary and secondary level following a teaching qualification.
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Courses include:Year 2
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