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BSc Biotechnology / Overview

Year of entry: 2017

Degree awarded
Bachelor of Science (Honours)
Duration
3 years
Typical A-level offer

Grades AAA-ABB.

Typical International Baccalaureate offer
37-32 points overall including 5 or 6 points in two sciences at Higher Level, normally Biology and Chemistry.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
650/4500 (Overall data for biological and biomedical sciences undergraduate courses at Manchester)
How to apply

Apply through UCAS .

You should not usually apply for more than one of the biological and biomedical sciences courses offered by The University of Manchester. Please contact us for advice if you are planning to do so.

Apply through UCAS
UCAS course code
C560
UCAS institution code
M20

Course description

The exploitation of biological systems has had a major commercial impact over the last decade. Biotechnology will continue to grow in the postgenomic era, in areas ranging from drug discovery, to stem cell research and genetic engineering. As well  as explaining the science behind biotechnology, this course also explains how new start-up biotechnology companies are created, how to explore the market potential of products and processes, how to create business plans and how money is raised from venture capitalists.

Our inclusion of group enterprise projects, which involve close collaboration with entrepreneurs, provides a great opportunity for you to stand out from other graduates.

Our courses are designed to produce graduates who will have a solid understanding of science, technology and business management, along with the entrepreneurial skills required to exploit technological advances within a competitive environment. This blend of skills will be invaluable to future employers, and provides a springboard for the budding biotechnology entrepreneurs of the future.

Open days

The University runs several open days per year.

Open days

We also operate campus tours, which are available most days. These are with a student ambassador who can tell you all about life at The University of Manchester. It may also be possible to meet with admissions staff (subject to staff availability). These tours are open to anybody thinking of applying to us for any of the biological and biomedical sciences. Family and friends are welcome too.

To book, please contact the Admissions Office on tel +44 (0)161 275 5032 or email ug.biosciences@manchester.ac.uk

Fees

Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2017 will be £9,250, subject to government regulations on fee increases.. Future inflationary increases will be applied to each subsequent year of the course, subject to government regulations on fee increases. Tuition fees for international students will be £21,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Scholarships/sponsorships

No specific sponsorships are available for this course.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 5032
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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