Laboratory training courses and schools
Laboratory Technician programs, certificates, diplomas and degrees

Total 10 training course(s)/program(s) at schools in United Kingdom.

University of Strathclyde

Training Centre/Campus: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0)141 552 4400

Biotechnology (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This course provides highly sought masters level knowledge and practical skills in biotechnology. The course combines fundamental principles of fermentation technologies with molecular approaches for making biotechnological products. Students may choose options in pharmaceutical, industrial, medical or molecular biotechnology.


In semester 1, an important range of generic skills is covered, including academic writing, statistics, project management, and ethics for the biosciences. Key biotechnology techniques are developed through an introductory course covering molecular biology, separation techniques, assays and microbial growth. Students also take lecture classes in microbial physiology and protein structure and function, subjects that underpin modern biotechnology.

In semester 2, students follow advanced classes in fermentation technology, molecular biotechnology and an in-depth study of applications in biotechnology, including commercializ... [Read More]

Kingston University

Training Centre/Campus: London, England, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0)20 8417 9000

Biotechnology (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Using state-of-the-art molecular and genetic technology to enhance biological organisms and their products, biotechnology develops novel solutions to medical, environmental and agricultural issues. It is a rapidly developing field of research and industry, and is widely regarded as a major technology of the 21st century.

Biotechnology brings together skills from a wide range of disciplines, including biology, chemistry and computer science. These skills will provide many employment opportunities in the emerging global biotechnology industries.

What will you study?
This course is designed for students interested in pursuing a career in the biotechnology sector ?whether in the multi-national biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry or the smaller companies exploiting new innovations in the field. It will also prepare you to pursue a research career at a university or in industry.

If you are interested in such careers and have a good first degree in a b... [Read More]

University of Leeds

Training Centre/Campus: Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0) 113 243 1751

Biotechnology (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

At the end of the programme students should have:- gained specialist training in biotechnology;- received a solid training and personal development experience in genetic and transferable skills and attitudes;- an integrated and critical understanding of research principles and methodologies in the biosciences and in particular biotechnology;- developed critical skills, both qualitative and quantitative, in the interpretation of data;- received training in a range of practical molecular and cellular laboratory skills that are of broad relevance to research biotechnology;- put these practical, data analysis and writing skills into practice through undertaking a supervised research project that reflects their research interest.The programme integrates biological sciences with biochemical engineering to provide training for the modern biotechnology industry. In particular, it focuses on the applications of biotechnology in medicine and agriculture. The course begins with the tech... [Read More]

Oxford Brookes University

Training Centre/Campus: Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0)1865 74 1111

Biotechnology (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Biotechnology is the commercial exploitation of our knowledge of living organisms and their components. The biotechnology sector is fast-moving, often at the frontiers of science, and thus requires very imaginative and capable biotechnologists and life scientists. This course is intended for those who have a life science background and wish to develop their interest and skills to work or research in a biotechnology company or laboratory.

During this course you will learn and develop the skills and techniques underpinning biotechnology such as molecular biology, gene regulation and expression, protein and antibody technology, drug discovery and product development, cell culture and business. The MSc award requires that you undertake a research project in an area of biotechnology that interests you, which significantly enhances your research skills.

University of Birmingham

Training Centre/Campus: Birmingham, , United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0)121 414 3344

Laboratory Research Methods

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

You will receive introductory lectures on specific methodologies and then proceed to apply these methods in the laboratory. You will complete 75 hours of laboratory practicals.

Practical sessions, lectures and student based problem solving sessions will cover molecular biology cell culture and biochemical approaches as tools for biological research.

Practicals will include: PCR amplification, gene cloning, protein expression in cultured cells, the study of antigen antibody interactions, tissue culture and cell differentiation assays.

Analytical techniques will include agarose gel electrophoresis western blotting , ELISA and real time PCR analysis of RNA expression.

Fluorescence techniques such as flow cytometry, fluorescence/ confocal microscopy will be covered.

Aston University

Training Centre/Campus: Birmingham, , United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0)121 204 3000

Biotechnology (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The taught MSc Biotechnology programme is designed to provide training and experience in Biotechnology and is driven by the latest commercial and research advances in the field. Students have the opportunity to learn from experienced academic researchers. The aim of the course is to produce scientists who will be able to contribute to a range of career opportunities including academic, commercial, industrial and healthcare applications of biotechnology.

The programme is based around a set of core modules and a research project that provide experience in key areas of biotechnology:

Research Methods: Communication Skills
Introductory Molecular Biology
Stem Cell Biology
Tissue Engineering
Fermentation / Bioreactors

Cell Culture

Protein Engineering & Production

Enzyme Technology

Research Project

The University of Sheffield

Training Centre/Campus: Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0) 114 222 8030

Biotechnology Law and Ethics (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The rapidly developing biotechnological advances of today and the possibilities of tomorrow are constantly under scrutiny by scientists, medics and lawyers. This unique programme examines the emerging social and economic issues arising from the use of new biotechnologies from a legal and ethical perspective.

Core modules

* Regulation in the Biosciences
* Legal Research and Writing Skills
* Principles of Bioethics & Biolaw
* Principles of Biomedical Law
* Dissertation

University of Hull

Training Centre/Campus: Kingston upon Hull, England, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0)1482 346311

Medical Engineering (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This programme is aimed at individuals who want to take advantage of the opportunities offered by this dynamic, expanding industry but do not have the necessary medical or bioengineering background. It gives you the option of specialising in modelling and simulation, which are seen as key tools in modern health care technology development. It provides training in core subject-specific skills, combined with modules concerning medical device development, to prepare you for a career in the health care industry or with a health care provider. The programme is also an ideal pathway for progression from a Bachelors degree to a PhD.

Programme content
The programme enables you to acquire

essential knowledge of anatomy and physiology, biomaterials, biological materials and medical engineering applications

an understanding of medical device innovation, development and exploitation

advanced skills in the latest computer modelling and simulation techniques<... [Read More]

The Sheffield College

Training Centre/Campus: Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
Phone No.: 0114 260 2600

Chemistry - Advanced Level - A2 (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment

Course descriptions about Chemistry - Advanced Level - A2 is available on request. Please contact The Sheffield College by submitting the training request form.

City College Coventry

Training Centre/Campus: Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Phone No.: 0800 616 202

Chemical Laboratory Techniques

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

If you are interested in a career in applied science and want a course that combines both theory and practical skills, the BTEC Extended Diploma in Applied Science could be for you. It offers an excellent foundation for you to progress into further study at university or as a route into science-based employment.

What do I need to get a place on the course?
You need a minimum of 4 GCSEs grades C and above including Science, Maths and English or an equivalent qualification such as a BTEC Level 2 Diploma at Merit level and you will need to show that you are capable of working beyond GCSE in Science. A place on the course is subject to a successful interview and you will also be expected to provide a satisfactory reference.

How is the course assessed?
You have a number of assignments to complete and these are assessed at Pass, Merit or Distinction level. If you successfully complete the course you will be awarded a BTEC Extended Diploma in Applied Science. Th... [Read More]

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