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This degree will focus on the science of modern biology and will enable you to apply this knowledge in a range of bioscience contexts. You will develop your practical laboratory-based skills and transferable skills. You will also be introduced to ethical issues resulting from technological advances in biotechnology, biomedicine and environmental technology.
This course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge to allow subsequent progression (on successful completion) onto either a three or four year full-time degree in the science subject area.
This course looks at the basic principles of modern biology and how to apply some of these theories and techniques to aspects of forensic biology. You will be introduced to related matters such as 'hands-on' analysis, interpretation and presentation of evidence in a Court setting and ethical issues resulting from technological advances in biotechnology, biomedicine and environmental technology.
Biotechnology BSc (Hons) Full Time 3 years full-time or 4 years sandwich
Biotechnology is one of the most rapidly growing fields of applied science, having applications from the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions to enhancement of food production. The main focus of the course will be on 'molecular biotechnology', which includes the themes of molecular biology, immunology, and bioinformatics.
This programme emphasises the scientific understanding of food during studies which will enable you to apply knowledge to a range of contexts such as food processing, quality and safety, technology and the identification of relationships between dietary intake and health. Graduates will have excellent career prospects in the food industry, consumer studies, retail management, marketing, health, dietetics, environmental health and general management areas.
This degree, which is accredited by the Association for Nutrition, emphasises the scientific understanding of food during studies which will enable you to apply this knowledge to the identification of relationships between dietary intake, health and behaviour. The programme of study may be undertaken by part time means and is accessible to mature and non-UK students.