Webinar: Studying MSc Plant Biotechnology & Enterprise at Durham University

Representative: Dr Miguel de-Lucas
27th Apr 2023
16:00 - 17:00
SI-UK India (Online)

Durham University is proud to introduce this unique programme, allowing students to shape the future. Join programme leader and Associate Professor in the Department of Biosciences, Dr Miguel de-Lucas, as he talks us through the MSc Plant Biotechnology and Enterprise programme.

This is the first programme of its kind in the world, which combines both the technical and scientific skills needed to support increased agricultural productivity and the development of new biotechnological innovations whilst also delivering a commercial approach through the business-related enterprise element of the course. Ensuring that graduates are equipped with the skills to harness the power of plants and effect real-world change.

Is MSc Plant Biotechnology & Enterprise for you?

This programme is perfect for those looking to plant a seed of change and build a future we can all be proud of. Alongside taught modules and practical lab-based experience offering one-to-one mentoring, this focused programme will enable students to develop their own research project, access vital training in business development and create links with leading biotech industries whilst developing essential skills for the employment market.

Living and studying in Durham

Durham University is a collegiate research university established in 1832 and based in Durham, England. It is part of a UNESCO world heritage site and is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of British research-intensive universities, and is currently ranked 92nd in the QS World University Rankings 2023.

The programme is based between the Department of Biosciences and the Durham Business School in the heart of the city. Durham itself is a small city with a truly global reputation. Vibrant, welcoming and diverse, Durham combines the best of modern and affordable city living with the safety, tradition and beauty of the past. Our University community speaks to our global reach, ensuring that no matter where you come from, Durham is a place we can all call home. Durham is also home to Seat Unique Riverside, the home of Durham County Cricket Club.

Support with course fees

At Durham, we have a generous package of scholarships available to celebrate and reward exceptional candidates applying to our programmes, including our international scholarships, providing successful applicants with a £5,000 discount on tuition fees.

Now is your chance to join a world top 100 University, benefit from an outstanding student experience and be part of world-leading research in state-of-the-art facilities. Join us on April 27th to find out more and achieve something extraordinary.

Meet your host

Dr Miguel De-Lucas, Associate Professor in the Department of Biosciences. He completed his PhD at the National Center of Biotechnology (CNB-CSIC) in Madrid and obtained a fellowship at the University of California, Davis. At Durham University, Dr de-Lucas is part of the prestigious Durham Centre for Crop Improvement Technology and Molecular Plant Sciences research groups, and his research interest includes:

  • Plant Development
  • Chromatin remodelling
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Light Signalling

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