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Course summary

Explore Advanced Biological Sciences at a global top 100* University. This flexible one-year masters course is tailored to your particular research interests, and is a stepping stone to further study at PhD level or a gateway to many careers in industry such as agriculture, pharmaceuticals and the healthcare sector, scientific services, science communication, teaching, and scientific policy making. The programme offers you the opportunity to develop your scientific knowledge and enhance your skills in research, presentations, and scientific communication. In addition to the wide range of modules to choose from, you will undertake an in-depth research project supervised by a leading academic in your specialism. You’ll also benefit from a wide range of excellent facilities, including a dedicated life sciences laboratory. Focused research areas include: Biodiversity, Ecology and Ecosystem services, Biotechnology, Developmental Biology, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, Plant Biology, and Zoology. *QS World University Rankings 2023.


For a full list of modules, please visit our website.

Assessment method

You'll be assessed through coursework, examinations, and a dissertation.

Entry requirements

Undergraduate (first- or upper second-class) or postgraduate degree in biological sciences or closely related discipline

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information
Advanced Biological Sciences at University of Southampton - UCAS