Skip to main content

Microbial Biotechnology

To enable students to investigate the ways microorganisms can be used to produce specific products or perform useful tasks.

Course Code LTBT700
Level 7
Credits 15


  • Critically evaluate and apply knowledge of microbial growth and product formation with respect to bioreactors for industrial fermentations.
  • Critically analyse microbial biotechnology as it applies to industrial processes, agriculture and waste management.
  • Substantiate ethical philosophy of microbial biotechnology to environmentally and culturally sustainable environmental management and monitoring.

Delivered as part of the following programmes