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Applied Sciences

Accreditation by professional bodies, such as the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences, means our courses are recognised by employers as being of the highest professional quality.

Why Study an Applied Science Masters at Northumbria?

We offer an exciting range of specialist subjects including biotechnology, microbiology, biomedical sciences, chemistry, forensic science, food and nutritional sciences. Accreditation by professional bodies, such as the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences, means our courses are recognised by employers as being of the highest professional quality.

Hands-on laboratory work is a component of all courses, providing you with the opportunity to put theory into practice. Our state-of-the-art facilities incorporate modern laboratories, IT suites and a sensory evaluation suite.

You’ll benefit from getting involved in our vibrant research community: we’re in the top quartile in the UK for our research power in Allied Health Sciences and Nursing (REF 2014). Science research is undertaken within our multidisciplinary Bioeconomy theme, giving you the opportunity to contribute to challenges such as how bio-based products and processes can save the planet while driving our economy.

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8 courses found

Biotechnology MSc

Postgraduate | Newcastle

Do you want to focus your scientific career on one of the fastest moving sectors of science? The UK has hundreds of biotech companies…

1 year full-time / Sep start

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2 years part-time / Sep start

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Forensic Science MSc

Postgraduate | Newcastle

Gain knowledge and scientific skills that are directly applicable to the field of forensic science with this Masters course.

1 year full-time / Sep start

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2 or 3 years part-time / Sep start

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Microbiology MSc

Postgraduate | Newcastle

Microbiology is an important and wide-ranging discipline within the life sciences. It covers a range of subjects that are relevant…

1 year full-time / Sep start

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2 years part-time / Sep start

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Nutritional Science MSc

Postgraduate | Newcastle

The importance of good nutrition in ensuring a healthy, disease-free human life is currently very high in the public and scientific…

1 year full-time / Sep start

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2 years part-time / Sep start

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