Biotechnology Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Bristol 92% 5% 3% £9250 £24700 171 Bristol On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 67% 0% 2% £9250 £30400 173 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 92% 5% 0% £9250 £24700 171 Bristol On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 100% 0% 0% £27750 £84080 190 Glasgow On campus Full-time
The University of York 89% 0% 5% £9250 £24000 129 York On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 95% 3% 2% £14500 £29000 189 Manchester On campus Full-time
Imperial College of Science 86% 0% 1% £9250 £36200 197 London On campus Full-time
Imperial College of Science 86% 0% 1% £9250 £36200 197 London On campus Full-time
Loughborough University of Technology 56% 0% 1% £11900 £26500 138 Loughborough On campus Full-time
University of Greenwich 61% 0% 0% £8750 £14500 118 London On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 61% 0% 0% £8250 £13275 118 Luton On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 61% 0% 0% £7800 £15850 118 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
University of Essex 61% 0% 0% £8760 £18800 118 Colchester On campus Full-time
Teesside University 87% 0% 3% £6500 £13000 148 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 87% 0% 3% £11300 £23550 148 Liverpool On campus Full-time
The University of York 89% 0% 5% £9730 £23300 129 York On campus Full-time
University of Essex 89% 0% 5% £9250 £19080 129 Colchester On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 61% 0% 0% £9250 £25000 118 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Essex 95% 3% 2% £9250 £19080 189 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Essex 95% 3% 2% £9250 £19080 189 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of East London 79% 1% 20% £9250 £13320 99 London On campus Full-time
Imperial College of Science 86% 0% 0% £9250 £36200 173 London On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 95% 5% 25% £9250 £16600 142 Liverpool On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 64% 0% 0% £9250 £25000 114 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 95% 5% 25% £9250 £16600 142 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of East London 79% 1% 20% £9250 £13320 99 London On campus Full-time
Imperial College of Science 86% 0% 1% £9250 £36200 197 London On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 69% 0% 5% £9250 £21400 148 Belfast On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick - - - - - - Coventry On campus Full-time
University of Leeds - - - - - - Leeds On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick - - - - - - Coventry On campus Full-time
University of Kent - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Newcastle University - - - - - - Newcastle On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 83% 2% 0% - - 165 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 83% 2% 0% - - 165 Newcastle On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 83% 2% 0% - - 165 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Bangor University 83% 2% 0% - - 165 Bangor On campus Full-time
Bangor University 83% 2% 0% - - 165 Bangor On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 83% 2% 0% - - 165 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 83% 2% 0% - - 165 Belfast On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 83% 2% 0% - - 165 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Bath 92% 5% 3% - - 171 Bath On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 82% 3% 0% - - 138 Leeds On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 82% 3% 0% - - 138 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Bangor University 70% 0% 5% £9000 - 111 Bangor On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 83% 2% 0% - - 165 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 75% 12% 10% £9250 - 111 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 95% 3% 2% - - 189 Manchester On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 86% 0% 1% - - 197 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Portsmouth 86% 0% 1% - - 197 Portsmouth On campus Part-time
Edinburgh Napier University 86% 0% 1% - - 197 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 86% 0% 1% - - 197 Birmingham On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 56% 0% 1% - - 138 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Portsmouth 56% 0% 1% - - 138 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 56% 0% 1% - - 138 Sheffield On campus Part-time
Newcastle University 56% 0% 1% - - 138 Newcastle On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 61% 0% 0% - - 118 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Ulster University 61% 0% 0% - - 118 Coleraine On campus Full-time
University of Chester 61% 0% 0% - - 118 Chester On campus Full-time
University of Kent 61% 0% 0% - - 118 Canterbury On campus Part-time
Northumbria University 61% 0% 0% - - 118 Newcastle On campus Part-time
University of Westminster 61% 0% 0% - - 118 London On campus Full-time
Coventry University 61% 0% 0% - - 118 Coventry On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 87% 0% 3% - - 148 Leeds On campus Full-time
Coventry University 87% 0% 3% - - 148 Coventry On campus Part-time
Nottingham Trent University 89% 0% 5% - - 129 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 89% 0% 5% - - 129 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 89% 0% 5% - - 129 Hatfield On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 95% 3% 2% - - 189 Manchester On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 95% 3% 2% - - 189 Manchester On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 95% 3% 2% - - 189 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 95% 3% 2% - - 189 Belfast On campus Full-time
Edge Hill University - - 5% £9250 - 113 Ormskirk On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 95% 3% 2% - - 189 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Chester 75% 5% 10% £9250 - 106 Chester On campus Full-time
University of Chester 75% 5% 10% £9250 - 106 Chester On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
80 /100
71 students of Biotechnology in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

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Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Biotechnology

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24000 £17500 £26500
25-75 percentile range £18500 - £27000 £13000 - £31500 £17000 - £29500

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Biotechnology

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Biotechnology who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Biotechnology

  • Research Laboratories
  • Private and Public Healthcare
  • Food Producers
  • Government
  • Manufacturers

Specialisations within Biotechnology

  • Engineering in Life Science Management
  • Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Advanced Biotechnology
  • Industrial Pharmacy
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Biotechnology who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Biotechnology (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Biotechnology at The University of Nottingham

20% Business and public service associate professionals
15% Elementary occupations
15% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
5% Skilled trades occupations
5% Natural and social science professionals
5% Caring personal services
5% Research and Development (RandD) and Other Research Professi
5% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
5% Artistic, literary and media occupations
5% Teaching Professionals

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Biotechnology

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Biotechnology studies:
  • Master of Science (Honours) - Msci (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Research - MRes
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Master of Science (Research) - MSc (Res)
  • Master of Science (Postgraduate) - MSc (PG)
  • Master of Biology (Honours) - MBiol (Hons)
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil

The median salary of graduates of Biotechnology was £24000 15 months after graduation, £17500 3 years after graduation and £26500 5 years after graduation.

Molecular and Cellular Biology (with Biotechnology) at University of Glasgow received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 8 respondents.