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Bioprocess Engineering

23 October 2023

Bioprocess Engineering is a rapidly growing industry, with a need for more sustainable products and processes.



Bioprocess Engineering


Bioprocess Engineering uses biology to create sustainable and effective manufacturing processes, and for the design of products like foods, vaccines, and cleaning products.

This is the perfect option if you have an interest in biochemistry, microbiology, or molecular biology, and want to add a biological focus to your engineering degree.


Bioprocess Engineering

What will my study involve?

  • Practical lab work learning how bacteria and algae can be used for the creation of new products and the treatment of waste.
  • Applied learning with individual and group design and research projects.
  • Access to bioprocessing technology experts.

Bioprocess Engineering

Career opportunities

There is an increasing demand for engineers who can apply biological science knowledge to industrial processes.

Career pathways could include:

  • pharmaceuticals
  • biofuels
  • biological waste treatment
  • biodegradable materials.

Find out more about what you can do with a degree in Chemical and Process Engineering.

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