Biological Sciences MRes
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The one-year Masters of Research (MRes) programme is an innovative route to starting out on a research career. The MRes will provide you with a unique opportunity to experience research projects over a broad range of disciplines and laboratory environments. Where better to study than in the Faculty of Life Sciences - one of the largest and most successful unified research and teaching organisations of its kind in Europe.
Our MRes programme allows you to gain research experience and professional skills, sometimes in a different area to your first degree, before deciding on a future career in industry or academic research. This will allow you to make an informed choice about the research area you want to invest your scientific career in.
You choose two laboratory placements which can be in any of the areas of research offered by the Faculty of Life Sciences. As we have over 200 research active labs we can offer you a wide range of projects to choose from. For an idea of the breadth of available projects, browse the Faculty research group pages.
The programme also helps to develop your transferable skills in essential areas such as experimental design, statistics, bioethics and science communication.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2014, the tuition fees are as follows:
- MRes (full-time)
UK/EU students (per annum): £9,800
International students (per annum): £20,600
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees. Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.
Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.
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- Faculty of Life Sciences
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Academic department overview
- Medical Sciences MRes
- Tissue Engineering for Regenerative Medicine MRes - closed for Sept. 2013 entry
- Translational Medicine: Interdisciplinary Molecular Medicine (MRes )
- Translational Medicine: Pharmaceutical Cancer (MRes) - closed until 2014/15
- Cardiovascular Health and Disease MRes