University of Essex
Department of Biological Sciences
The University of Essex is one of the UK´s leading academic institutions, ranked ninth nationally for research excellence following the last Research Assessment Exercise (RAE).
The Department of Biological Sciences is a leading centre for estuarine and coastal zone ecology, a major centre for studies in molecular medicine and biotechnology, has an active group in plant biology and photosynthesis and an international reputation for the development and application of fluroescence imaging technology.
This course offers basic and advanced knowledge, plus hands-on experience, in modern biotechnology and practical insights into current commercial applications thereof. It creates access to a broad range of career opportunities in this rapidly growing key technology of the twenty-first century.