Biotechnology uses living organisms and systems to make products for a range of uses, including biofuels, agriculture and pharma products. The HND develops the study of biology, chemistry and process engineering in an industrial biotechnology context.
Laboratory Skills; Microbiology; Chemical Engineering Principles; Chemistry; Biotechnology: An Introduction.
Graded Unit Project; Animal and Plant Cell Culture; Immunology; Animal Biology; Organic Chemistry; Process Operations.
2 Highers including Maths, Biology or Chemistry; or successful completion of a relevant qualification at SCQF Level 6. Interview and a maths and group task.
Year 2 or 3 of a relevant degree programme.