National University of Ireland, Galway
College of Science
The MSc Biotechnology programme aims to provide participants with the skills, knowledge and experience that are needed to pursue a successful career in biotechnology. The course focuses on the adaptation and application of biological processes for commercial and industrial use. This course would be suitable for graduates with a primary degree in the Biological Sciences who wish to extend their knowledge and skills for a career in the biotechnology sector. A wide range of career options exist for graduates of this programme, including employment in the pharmaceutical and food industries, and in diagnostic and research services. Potential sectors for employment include manufacturing, quality assurance, product development and research, as well as the broader sectors of sales and marketing and regulatory affairs.