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Course summary

This programme brings together expertise from across many subject areas in the biomedical sciences to provide you with training in several key areas of current research interests. The programme focuses on experimental science and is research informed. It will provide you with practical laboratory-based experience with access to specialist techniques in state-of-the-art facilities. You will choose optional units and a literary project, and complete a research project within the biomedical sciences. The skills you can develop during this programme include presentation skills, report-writing skills and work-planning skills. Several students have contributed to published papers and many go on to study at PhD level. Others have taken a wide range of career pathways, including research in industry, teaching and medical training.

Assessment method

https://bristol.ac.uk/study/media/postgraduate/admissions-statements/2023/msc-biomedical-sciences-research.pdf


How to apply

International applicants

The University of Bristol welcomes applications from international students and accepts a wide range of qualifications for postgraduate study. If you study or have studied at a university outside the UK, please select the relevant page for further information on qualifications, scholarships and education representatives in your country/region: bristol.ac.uk/international/countries

Entry requirements

An upper second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in Biomedical Sciences, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Life Sciences, Chemistry, Physics or similar. Applicants who graduated over 5 years ago, or those with a lower second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) may be considered if they have relevant practical experience. See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £12600 Year 1
Northern Ireland £12600 Year 1
Scotland £12600 Year 1
Wales £12600 Year 1
Channel Islands £12600 Year 1
EU £24700 Year 1
International £24700 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees are subject to an annual review. For programmes that last longer than one year, please budget for up to an 8% increase in fees each year. For more information, please view the programme page on our website.
Biomedical Sciences Research at University of Bristol - UCAS