University of Westminster, London

Biology (P052443) (Research) University of Westminster, London Degree level: Postgraduate


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Our Biology research has an applied focus with real-world impact. Experienced and research-active staff work in close collaboration with the bio-industry, NHS and other research institutions within the UK, Europe and the US. Our interests include: Water Science. This aims to promote dynamic and proactive scientific study of water resources, engaging with the wider community to facilitate demand-led and evidence-based policy development for sustainable water management nationally and internationally. Cell biology: This focuses on the way cells adapt, survive and differentiate in response to physiological and pathophysiological stimuli. Patient centred therapeutics: Looking at drug development, disease detection and epidemiology.

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International applicants

If English is not your first language you must demonstrate English language skills to the equivalent of IELTS 6.5 at commencement. We will then expect you to undertake courses to develop your English language competence to the equivalent of IELTS 7.0 in your first year of study.

This course has a subject classification which requires students whose nationality is outside the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland to have an ATAS certificate, irrespective of country of residence at the point of application.

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Entry requirements

A minimum classification of 2.1 in their first degree or equivalent And preferably a Masters degree (or Masters degree pending) Applicants whose secondary level education has not been conducted in the medium of English should also demonstrate evidence of appropriate English language proficiency, normally defined as: English language test Minimum entry requirement IELTS 6.5 (overall band score with not less than 6.0 in any of the individual elements) TOEFL (Internet Based) No longer accepted. Certificates issued before 17 April 2014 with scores of 91 may be accepted, please check with your admissions office. TOEFL (Paper Based) No longer accepted. Certificates issued before 17 April 2014 with scores of 570 may be accepted, please check with your admissions office. Cambridge Proficiency Pass

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University of Westminster, London
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