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Masters/MSc/DiplomaBiochemical Engineering

University of Birmingham
United Kingdom, Birmingham
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Overview

Interested? To learn more about this study programme, entry requirements and application process, please contact one of our consultants in a country nearest to you.

Programme structure

The MSc is a 12-month full-time advanced course, comprising lectures, laboratory work, short experimental projects and a research project. You will take an introductory module, four core modules, and then choose 50 credits of optional themed modules. The course can also be taken on a part-time basis. The Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) lasts for 8 months from the end of September until June.

For the first eight months you have lectures, tutorials and laboratory work. Core module topics include:

Fermentation and cell culture
Bioseparations
Process monitoring and control
Systems and synthetic biology approaches


Optional module include:

Biopharmaceutical development and manufacture
Food processing
Business skills for the process industries

The programme is strongly design-orientatedand you complete a full process plant design exercise. You also have practical experience of working in the newly-refurbished pilot plant of the Biochemical Engineering building.

From June to September you gain research training on your own project attached to one of the teams working in the bioprocessing research section.

Career opportunities

Examples of employers:
BP
British Gypsum
Coca-Cola
Foster Wheeler Energy
Jacobs Engineering
Johnson Matthey
Pepsico
RBC Capital Markets


Examples of occupations:
Chemical Engineer
Development Engineer
Finance Analyst
Market Analyst
Performance Engineer
Process Engineer
Process Development Technologist
Process Support Engineer
Test and Validation Engineer


Further study – examples of courses:
MRes Chemical Engineering Science
MSc Advanced Chemical Engineering
MSc Biochemical Engineering
MSc Chemical Engineering
PhD Chemical Engineering
PhD Formulation Engineering
PhD Regenerative Medicine
PGCE Mathematics

Apply now! Fall semester 2022/23
Application period has ended
Notes
Please see the university profile or contact us for the deadlines that apply to you

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2022/23
Application period has ended
Notes
Please see the university profile or contact us for the deadlines that apply to you

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States