UCL Department of Biochemical Engineering


Bioprocess Research Project

Course Title BENG3010/ BENGM005
Level Three/Four
Credits 1.0
Course Tutors Professor Paul Dalby
Assessment Draft research paper (75%)
Future research of business exploitation plan (25%)


To develop skills in understanding an individual research project in the whole of bioprocessing.  The research project will be closely related to the cutting edge research being carried out in the Advanced Centre for Biochemical Engineering

Learning Hours


Laboratory and pilot-plant time: ~170 h
Minimum of 1 hour per week with supervisor and/or advisor


As an individual research project, the course provides the underlying training in conducting literature search, experiment design, collections of data and their analysis including conclusions and recommendations

Report writing and presentation, research budget and future exploitation plans also form part of the exercise

Research topics are linked in with state of the art research areas being carried out in the department.  The student will be assigned a supervisor and advisor to benefit from the interdisciplinary nature of expertise available