About this course
National Professional Science Master’s Association (NPSMA)(http://www.npsma.org//)
Intended learning outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students should have:
- a detailed technical understanding of the key advanced methods used in the contemporary biotechnology sector;
- an appreciation of how these techniques are applied both in biotechnology and in advanced research;
- acquired the knowledge to enable them to critically appraise new data arising from the use of these techniques and to interpret the implications of such data;
- developed an understanding of the commercial, financial and regulatory context in which the biotechnology sector operates.
Graduates will have the ability to demonstrate advanced independent critical enquiry, analysis and reflection; have a strong sense of intellectual integrity and the ethics of scholarship; have in-depth knowledge of their specialist discipline(s); reach a high level of achievement in writing, project activities, problem-solving and communication; be critical and creative thinkers, with an aptitude for continued self-directed learning; be able to examine critically, synthesise and evaluate knowledge across a broad range of disciplines; have a set of flexible and transferable skills for different types of employment; be able to initiate and implement constructive change in their communities, including professions and workplaces.
Last updated: 13 July 2020