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Full time September MRes 1 year full time
Biological Sciences (4) Chemistry (6)

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Unleash your potential with the Synthetic Biology MRes programme at UCL. Dive into the cutting-edge field of synthetic biology, where you will master the art of designing and constructing novel biological systems. This programme offers a comprehensive curriculum covering engineering principles, molecular biology, microbiology, and more. You will undertake a major research project to hone your skills and delve deep into synthetic biology research methods. To qualify, you need a UK Bachelor's degree in relevant fields or equivalent overseas qualifications. Professionals with relevant work experience are also encouraged to apply. The programme opens doors to a world of opportunities, from working in small companies to pursuing further research globally. Benefit from UCL's expert faculty in synthetic biology, molecular biology, and biochemical engineering, and gain hands-on experience through laboratory work and research presentations. Join us and be at the forefront of shaping the future of synthetic biology.

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This MRes programme trains students in the fast-growing area of synthetic biology, a discipline that takes the knowledge and understanding we now have of the individual parts of biological systems and uses them in a defined way to design and build novel artificial biological systems.

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Entry Requirements

Normally, a minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor's degree in biochemistry, biomedical sciences, life sciences, biochemical engineering, chemical biology or any related subject area, or a medical degree (MBBS), or a physical sciences degree, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants with an appropriate professional qualification and relevant work experience may also apply.


UK tuition fees (2024/25)
Full-time: £19,300

Overseas tuition fees (2024/25)
Full-time: £37,500

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