Cardiff Metropolitan University

B.Sc. Biotechnology with a Business/Industry placement

Cardiff Metropolitan University
In Cardiff

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Typology Bachelor's degree
Location Cardiff (Wales)
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Cardiff (Wales)

Biotechnology, the exploitation of advances made in the Biosciences, has been described as the key science for the 21st century, delivering benefits for health, industry, agriculture, society and the environment, and linking with chemistry, physics, engineering, medicine and business. The Biotechnology degree at Cardiff benefits from the diversity of research and expertise among our staff, many of whom have themselves founded Biotech companies. Excellent teaching and laboratory work is provided together with experience in a science-related business, so you gain a wide set of valuable skills and knowledge, opening up a broad range of exciting career options. At Cardiff, we believe that an industry based work placement is an essential part of the course.

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Cyncoed Campus, Cyncoed Rd, CF23 6XD


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What you'll learn on the course

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Course programme

Course Content Year One Core modules:
  • Skills for Science
  • The Dynamic Cell
  • Biological Chemistry
  • Structure and Function of Living Organisms
  • Organisms and Environment
  • Genetics and Evolution
Year Two Core Modules:
  • Research Techniques
  • Genes to Genomes: From Microbes to Mammals
  • Protein Biochemistry and Enzymology
  • Concepts in Biotechnology
  • Practical Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology and Business
Year Two Optional modules:
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Plant Development and Physiology
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Applied and Human Genetics
  • Biomolecular Chemistry
Final Year Core Modules:
  • Biosciences Final Year Project
  • Plants for the Future
  • Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
Final Year Optional modules:
  • Human Infectious Diseases
  • Bacterial Genetics
  • Eukaryotic Gene Expression
  • Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics
  • Genetic Models of Disease
  • Protein Structure, Function and Folding
  • Genes and Development 2

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