UCL Department of Biochemical Engineering


Postgraduate taught

The rapid advancements in biology and the life sciences create a need for highly trained, multidisciplinary graduates possessing technical skills and fundamental understanding of both the biological and engineering aspects relevant to modern industrial bioprocesses and bio-inspired solutions for the built environment

The Department of Biochemical Engineering offers a variety of MSc courses that focus on the application of engineering principles to transform discoveries in the life sciences into commercial industrial processes, novel products and therapies and new environmentally friendly bio- materials

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Biochemical Engineering MSc

A multidisciplinary programme at the interface of biology and engineering providing graduates with the skills necessary to design, develop and oversee the next generation of industrial bioprocesses

Manufacture and Commercialisation of Stem Cell and Gene Therapies MSc industrial visit

Manufacturing and Commercialisation of Stem Cell and Gene Therapies MSc

Developing the next generation of multidisciplinary engineers, scientists and business professionals to overcome the manufacturing, scientific and commercial challenges of advanced stem cell and gene therapy development. 

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Synthetic Biology MRes

This one-year MRes programme aims to train students in the fast-growing area of synthetic biology to design and build novel artificial biological systems.

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Bio-Integrated Design MSc

These two new design-led Master's degrees, in partnership with The Bartlett School of Architecture, respond to the impact of biotechnology, computation and climate change on the built environment

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Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions from people interested in studying a postgraduate taught degree at UCL Biochemical Engineering

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Teaching and learning

Find out how UCL Biochemical Engineering provides innovative teaching in conjunction with real engineering experience in unique facilities carrying out world class research