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Course summary

Master by Research (MRes) is a one-year research-focused postgraduate programme delivered at the Institute of Cancer Therapeutics and Faculty of Life Sciences. It provides training for working as a professional scientist, or in preparation for a PhD. There are six specialisms available to you:

  • MRes Cancer Drug Discovery
  • MRes Cancer Pharmacology
  • MRes Drug Toxicology and Safety Pharmacology
  • MRes Molecular and Cell Biology
  • MRes Chemical Biology
  • MRes Pharmaceutical Technology
The programme places a strong emphasis on developing laboratory-based research skills and expertise. A six-month research project offers you an opportunity to acquire skills, and to put them into practice by carrying out cutting-edge research with a real-world impact. The programme is organised around research-engaged learning, where the classroom and lab are sites for the production and application of new knowledge. The curriculum is designed around the principle of ‘spiral learning’ where core skills, knowledge, and competencies are reinforced and developed as you study. The approach to assessment for learning is aligned to both the spiral curriculum and the principle of research-engaged learning. It is also authentic in encompassing the disciplinary and professional skills you will need to pursue a career in the associated scientific and academic fields.


Entry requirements

2:1 or above Honours degree in Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Pharmacy, Pharmacology or Pharmaceutical Sciences. Candidates with a 2:2 Honours degree and relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis. English language requirements: IELTS at 6.0 or equivalent level qualification


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9230 Whole course
Northern Ireland £9230 Whole course
Scotland £9230 Whole course
Wales £9230 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £9230 Whole course
EU £23028 Whole course
International £23028 Whole course
Channel Islands £23028 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Chemical Biology (Master by Research) at University of Bradford - UCAS