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Course summary

This Biological Sciences MRes enables you to join a team working towards solutions to global issues such as infectious disease and environmental health, and explore topics such as genetic and molecular biology with researchers who are experts in their field. You will become part of one or more of our research groups, with expertise in areas including biomaterials and biomedical devices, zoonoses, and applied biosciences. You’ll work alongside postdoctoral and other postgraduate researchers with shared interests. Your research project will examine a specialised subject within the fields of biomaterials, biomedical devices, microbiology, biochemistry, ecotoxicology and genetics. Option modules allow you to explore further areas according to your personal and professional interests. You‘ll develop practical skills using our specialist facilities including an image analysis suite with electron microscopes, a confocal microscope and atomic force microscopes, and purpose-built ecology, microbiology, molecular biology and tissue culture labs.

Modules

Core modules MRes research project Evaluating Research in Biosciences Options Controversies in Science Clinical Microbiology in the post-antimicrobial era Microbiology, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Remediation Regenerative Medicine and Medical Devices Oxidative Stress and Human Disease Real Time Techniques for in vitro and in vivo monitoring Ageing: pathology and prevention Cancer: bench to bedside Understanding age-related CNS disorders Water Quality Analysis Intro to GIS Applications of GIS Omics for diseases: theory, practice and applications


Entry requirements

Degree and experience A 2:1 degree in a relevant subject. Students with a degree that does not fall within this category but who have significant relevant experience, will also be considered. All applicants should provide a full description of any research projects undertaken, relevant work experience and non-academic qualifications. ATAS requirements The JACS code for this course is C100, meaning that students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland will have to apply for an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate before they apply for a visa. Details can be found on the gov.uk website. English language requirements IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each element. Find out more about the other English qualifications that we accept. International students whose language skills do not match the IELTS scores set out here should consider applying for this course through the Extended Masters programme at the university's Language Institute.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7704 Whole course
Northern Ireland £7704 Whole course
Scotland £7704 Whole course
Wales £7704 Whole course
International £15300 Whole course

Additional fee information

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Biological Sciences at University of Brighton - UCAS