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Biotechnology Master's Degrees

Biotechnology utilises biological systems and living organisms to develop or create different products. At Newcastle, you can pick a Biotechnology master's that best suits your interests.

Our Master's Degrees

Biotechnology and Biodesign MRes

This MRes degree is perfect for students opting for a research-orientated career. You'll investigate design and engineering approaches to create new biotechnological processes and products. With most of your time running experiments in the lab, you develop key skills including:

  • genomic DNA extraction
  • DNA ligation and plasmid construction
  • colony screening

During the MRes, you work with the:

You can take part in research group meetings and the seminar programme within the School. You'll also undertake a two-semester research project that focuses on a global challenge. The group includes a large cohort of PhD students. This allows you to grow your skills in a research-intensive study environment.

Industrial and Commercial Biotechnology MSc

Funding opportunities

The University offers a variety of Postgraduate Opportunity Scholarships.