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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. You will have the opportunity to gain practical laboratory-based experience. 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; data analysis, critical thinking and communication skills, including report-writing and presentation. You will also gain skills in time management and undertaking independent research.

Assessment method

https://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/media/postgraduate/admissions-statements/2024/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, Biotechnologies, Bioengineering, Life Sciences, Chemistry, Physics, Pharmacology or similar. Applicants who graduated over 5 years ago may be considered if they have relevant practical experience. We will consider applicants whose grades are slightly lower than the programme's entry requirements, if they have at least one of the following: - evidence of significant, relevant paid/voluntary work experience; - a relevant postgraduate qualification. If this is the case, applicants should include their CV (curriculum vitae / résumé) when they apply, showing details of their relevant work experience and/or qualifications. See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website. https://www.bristol.ac.uk/international/countries/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £14000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £14000 Year 1
Scotland £14000 Year 1
Wales £14000 Year 1
Channel Islands £14000 Year 1
EU £27900 Year 1
International £27900 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