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University of Wolverhampton: Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

Institution University of Wolverhampton View institution profile
Department Wolverhampton School of Sciences
Telephone 0800 953 3222
Study type Taught


This course is designed to train you to meet the increasing demand for highly skilled scientists in the field of applied microbiology and/or biotechnology, and generally in the global bioscience sector. The course is particularly suitable if you are looking for a career in biotechnology research and/or in industry. The overarching theme of the course is to provide up-to-date theoretical and practical knowledge of fundamental cellular mechanisms and the genetic manipulation of biological systems as well as training in cutting-edge applications of microbiology and biotechnology in the production of value-added material, integrated bio-refinery and sustainable approaches to food production and waste management.

The course will equip you with critical, analytical, and professional skills that are needed for further study at PhD level or for employment in roles such as research scientists, knowledge-transfer consultants, or business development officers in bioscience, food and biotechnology, or pharmaceutical companies.


University of Wolverhampton

Whether you are looking to retrain, increase your employability, enrich your CPD or progress to the next step in your career, a postgraduate qualification with the University of Wolverhampton can help you to lead the pack! 


Why study at the University of Wolverhampton:

  • World-leading research (REF 2021)
  •  Commended by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA)
  • State of the art facilities including new Built Environment campus ‘Springfield’ 
  • Outstanding student support 
  • Flexible learning – part-time/full-time and 100% online courses 
  • Dedicated international team 
  • Variety of industry and employer links
  • University of Wolverhampton has been awarded four stars in the …
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