Advanced Biological Sciences MRes


University of Exeter    Biosciences

Full time & Part time September Research Only, MRes 2 Years Full Time
Biological Sciences (4)

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The Advanced Biological Sciences MRes is a research-driven programme that spans two academic years, allowing you to complete two research projects. In the first year, you will receive training in laboratory methods, transferable skills, and complete a 45-credit research project. Year two focuses on submitting PhD studentship applications, writing research proposals, and undertaking a more extensive 75-credit research project. This programme offers seven specialist pathways, such as Animal Biology, Bioinformatics, and Microbiology, allowing you to tailor your studies to your interests. With a minimum 2:1 in a relevant science subject, this programme prepares you for a career in research or further PhD study.

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  • Research-driven programme offering two research projects over 2 years
  • The advanced laboratory skills module provides specialised training and advanced data processing
  • You will undertake two substantial research projects working within two of our world-leading research groups
  • Prepares graduates with the key skills for a career in research

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The MRes Advanced Biological Sciences programme is a research-driven programme that will be taken over two academic years enabling you to complete two research projects.

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Entry Requirements

Minimum 2:1 in a relevant science subject.

Relevant subjects include: Biological Sciences, Cell Biology, Ecology, Ecology and Conservation, Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Marine Biology, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Plant Science, Zoology.

Applicants are also required to meet our English language requirements. Please see our website for details.




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