About this Programme
The aim of this programme is to produce graduates with a deep knowledge, understanding and experience of the use and potential of biotechnology in Agriculture, including animal genetics, nutrition and health, crop and feed production, genetic engineering, sustainable food and energy production, bioremediation and bioinformatics. Graduates will be familiar with all aspects of policy and legislation in relation to this field and will be able to appraise the ethical, social biosafety and policy implications of existing and emerging technologies. They will be competent in the relevant data acquisition and numeric methods and have advanced research and communications skills.
The programme consists of 8 taught modules and a research project. The Postgraduate Diploma is comprised of the taught modules only.