Take part in modules located at HEIs across Scotland, develop specialist knowledge in an emerging technology and increase your earning potential. All whilst adding academic, work-related and transferrable skills to your CV.

The course includes a range of compulsory core classes and electives which ensure graduates have the opportunity to specialise for their preferred career path. The Masters degree culminates in a minimum 10 week industrial placement which enables you to carry out an industrially-relevant project.

Core classes include:

Bioprocessing (Strathclyde University)
Applied Biocatalysis (Strathclyde University)
Synthetic Biology (Glasgow University)
Downstream Processing (Heriot-Watt University)
Induction Scientific Programming (Edinburgh University)
Bioinformatics (Edinburgh University)

Elective classes include:

Shaping of the Bioeconomy - University of Edinburgh 
Blue Biotechnology (SAMS, University of the Highlands & Islands)
Renewable Energy Technologies (Abertay University)
Sustainable and Resource Efficient Formulation (University of the West of Scotland)
Case studies in Supply Chain Management (Strathclyde University)
Advanced Project Management (Strathclyde University)

Our students have gone on to enjoy successfull careers with the following companies:

  • GSK
  • Xanthella
  • Marine Biopolymers
  • AMT
  • Ingenza
  • Unilever
  • CelluComp
  • Cyanosol

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