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  MPhil in Biological Science (Sanger Institute) by thesis


University of Cambridge    Faculty of Biology

Full time & Part time See Course Research Only, Other, MPhil 1 year full time, 2 years part time
Biological Sciences (4) Education (11)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the MPhil in Biological Science (Sanger Institute) by thesis. This prestigious programme, offered by the Wellcome Sanger Institute, is a one-year full-time or two-year part-time research MPhil that commences in October. Students delve into the realm of genomic science, honing their wet-lab and computational skills under the guidance of expert faculty members. The curriculum encompasses a blend of core research skills training, bioinformatics, statistics, ethics, and scientific communication. By the programme's conclusion, students are equipped to produce a thesis showcasing their in-depth understanding of genomics. The course structure fosters one-to-one supervision, weekly seminars, and engaging lectures, ensuring a comprehensive learning experience. Applicants are required to hold a UK II.i Honours Degree or its equivalent, with a background in bioscience or related fields. Elevate your scientific prowess and pave the way for a successful research career with this esteemed MPhil programme.

About the course

The Wellcome Sanger Institute occasionally takes on research MPhil students providing they have the support of a faculty member at the Institute. To obtain support from a faculty member, students should contact them directly. For information on our faculty members’ research interests, please visit the Potential Supervisors page on the Sanger Institute website.

This is a one-year full-time or two-year part-time research MPhil, which starts in October. Assessment is by submission of a thesis and an oral examination. 

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Entry Requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK II.i Honours Degree.

If your degree is not from the UK, please check International Qualifications to find the equivalent in your country.

Applicants are expected to hold, or be about to achieve, a 1st or 2:1 class UK degree or equivalent overseas qualification in a relevant scientific subject.

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