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Biotechnology, as its name suggests, centres on the fascinating interaction between biological organisms and technology. A fast-growing area of modern science, developments in Biotechnology have the potential to fundamentally alter how we produce food, treat disease and create medicines.The Reach Cambridge Biotechnology course introduces students to both the academic study of biotechnology and its exciting practical applications in the real world. Topics covered include genetics, drug resistance, pharmaceutical science, biotechnological devices and drug design. Teaching will take the form of lectures by experts in the field and interactive workshop sessions. It will also include some interdisciplinary sessions with our Chemistry and Medical Sciences program.Students will be given hands-on experience with drug design and discovery through a range of practical experiments in laboratories. Students will be offered a unique insight, therefore, into both the study of biotechnology at university and also the vocational opportunities in the field beyond higher education. This exciting and dynamic course will be a challenging but rewarding program for all those students with a passionate interest in biotechnology and biological sciences.

Biotechnology, as its name suggests, centres on the fascinating interaction between biological organisms and technology. A fast-growing area of modern science, developments in Biotechnology have the potential to fundamentally alter how we produce food, treat disease and create medicines.The Reach Cambridge Biotechnology course introduces students to both the academic study of biotechnology and...

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