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MSc

Biological and Bioprocess Engineering

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

Our courses are taught by experts and supported by links with industry. We blend theory and practice to give you the qualification you need.
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Course description

Develop the essential skills for a career in bioindustry or for further advanced research in next-horizon biotechnologies. You’ll learn from world-class researchers, including staff from Biomedical Science and Materials Science and Engineering. Our graduates work in biotechnology, biopharmaceutical and bioprocess organisations.

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Accredited by the the Institution of Chemical Engineers

Modules

Core modules

  • Biopharmaceutical Bioprocessing
  • Bio-Energy
  • Advanced Bioprocess Design Project
  • Advanced Biochemical Engineering
  • Applied Biological and Bioprocess Engineering
  • Research Project

Optional modules

Choose from a range of optional modules. These might include:

  • Tissue Engineering Approaches to Failure in Living Systems
  • Stem Cell Engineering
  • Synthetic Biology
  • Proteomics and Bioinformatics

Teaching

We use a combination of lectures, tutorials, examples classes and coursework assignments.

Assessment

Assessment is based on assignments for each module, formal examination of core modules, dissertation and oral presentation of the laboratory-based research project.

Duration

1 year full-time

Entry requirements

A good honours degree in science, technology or engineering.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements for international students

Fees and funding

Contact us for current information on available scholarships.

Financial information for postgraduate taught courses

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You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.

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Contact

cbe-msc@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 7500

The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.