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.
Your course is based on our specialist research expertise.
Our reputation attracts ambitious students and researchers from around the world. Our vision wins funding from industry, research councils, government and the EU.
Global companies and local SMEs benefit from our work on the big challenges. And we supply them with generation after generation of talented, ambitious graduates.
Our masters students have access to facilities for sustainable energy processes, safety and risk engineering, carbon capture and utilisation, and biological processes and biomanufacturing.
About the course
Accredited by the Institution of Chemical Engineers
This course will enable you to 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.
You',ll be taught by experts from the departments of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Engineering Materials and Biomedical Science.
Your research project is a major part of the course. This gives you the chance to use your knowledge and get hands-on experience at the forefront of biological engineering. It',s assessed by a dissertation and a presentation.
Four core modules including:
Three optional modules
Biosystems Engineering and Computational Biology
Any three from:
Tissue Engineering Approaches to Failure in Living Systems
Stem Cell Biology
Proteomics and Bioinformatics
Principles in Biochemical Engineering or
Principles in Biomolecular Sciences
Assignments for each module
Formal examination of core modules
Oral presentation of the laboratory-based research project