If you are selected for an interview, you will be asked to submit a one page proposal outlining the areas of interest for your potential research project. More details concerning this proposal will be provided when you are invited to interview.
Are you an international student? You will need an honours degree (typically 2:2 or higher) in biological science or a related discipline. If English is not your first language, you will need to hold IELTS 7.0. All international students will have a Skype interview.
Why choose this course:
Studying a masters degree in Biological Sciences at Derby will: • develop you into a confident, independent researcher by teaching you essential research skills • enable you to plan, execute, and evaluate your own biological research • give you a stand-alone research qualification or bridge the gap between an undergraduate degree and PhD • allow you to study full-time or part-time, combined with the opportunity to undertake parts of the degree online • provide you with the opportunity to conduct a substantial research project within your field of interest.
About the course:
Research underpins all elements of biological sciences and is essential to the continued progression and development of the subject. Due to the strong focus on research skills within this course, you will have excellent opportunities to pursue a wide range of careers within biological sciences.
To help you to establish a research career in biological sciences, we have designed this masters level course to present you with the opportunity to undertake your own original research within your chosen subject area. You will propose, develop and conduct a research project which will provide you with invaluable experience and insight into how research is conducted.
Throughout the course you will be supported by our excellent team who are internationally recognised researchers with outstanding learning and teaching credentials. Specialist research areas include oncology, plant conservation, molecular ecology, wildlife conservation, biodiversity, ecosystems, animal behaviour, animal ecology, microbiology, entomology and drug analysis.
The degree is designed to initially give you the essential information and skills to undertake independent research and then gives you the opportunity to implement this training by conducting original independent research into your chosen subject area within biological sciences.
You will need an undergraduate degree (typically 2:1 or higher, 2:2 will be considered) in biology, zoology, or a related subject. If you have professional experience in biological sciences, you may also be considered as eligible for this course.If you are selected for an interview, you will be asked to submit a one page proposal outlining the areas of interest for your potential research project. More details concerning this proposal will be provided when you are invited to interview.
Recipient: University of Derby
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