MSc Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

Wolverhampton’s MSc course in Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology has grown in popularity in line with increasing demand for applied microbiology and biotechnology expertise from industry leaders. Students have access to our modern analytical and fermentation facilities as well as our molecular biology research laboratory. By the end of the course, each individual is adept at applying their skills and knowledge to real-life challenges.

Stimulating course content

This course covers a broad range of topics in considerable depth. Typical modules may include:

  • Fermentation Biotechnology
  • Molecular Genetics and Genomics
  • Bioremediation
  • DNA Data Mining
  • Food Production and Deterioration
  • Masters Laboratory Techniques
  • Microbial Biotechnology

Develop your expertise with a research project

Students have the opportunity to complete a detailed research project on a subject of their choice. This allows them to develop high-level skills in cutting-edge technologies and strengthen their problem-solving abilities. Course content incorporates sampling, analysis, data handling, investigation management, critical appraisal of literature and the communication of scientific ideas.

Study at an outstanding institution

Dating back to the mid-1800s, the University of Wolverhampton is a globally respected institution, providing a synthesis of academic excellence, outstanding tuition and a vibrant social environment. Our international reputation is reflected in the fact that 94% of our students find employment or continue into future education within six months of graduating.