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MSc Bioscience

Course Description

MSc Bioscience provides excellent training if you wish to develop a broad scientific base from which to build your future career. You can study those modules that interest you the most and match your career aspirations.

The core research training modules are designed to equip you with the expertise necessary to work at the cutting-edge of modern bioscience and an extended practical project provides hands-on experience in molecular biology techniques.

In addition, you may select from a broad range of specialist taught modules including biotechnology, plant science, infection and immunity, human genetics, molecular biology, bioinformatics and computational biology.

Added to this is an independent research project in an area related to your course options.

This programme consists of 180 credits comprising:
55 credits of compulsory core research training modules
85 credits of a compulsory research project
40 credits of taught specialist modules selected from a range of available taught modules

Course details: http://www.fbs.leeds.ac.uk/gradschool/biolsci
Student profiles: http://www.fbs.leeds.ac.uk/gradschool/biolsci/mnuProfiles.php

Visit the MSc Bioscience page on the University of Leeds website for more details!

Student Profiles

Biological Sciences International Scholarships Scheme - 20+ Awards

Academic criteria: To be awarded as determined by the Faculty International Scholarships Committee. To receive a Faculty of Biological Sciences Scholarship all students must meet all the following conditions: Hold an offer of a study place and commence a programme of study in the Faculty of Biological Sciences in September 2014 and be fully registered on 1st December 2014.
Be a self-funded full-time student paying full overseas-rated fees.
The scholarship will be paid in the form of a deduction from the tuition fee charged by the University.
No separate application is necessary-your application will enable us to consider you for the scholarship.

Value of Scholarship(s)



The Faculty of Biological Sciences offers scholarships of £2000 to overseas Masters students commencing a programme of study within the faculty in September 2014. This scheme is open to students of all nationalities. It does not apply to students paying Home/EU fees.

Application Procedure

All applicants will be considered via their application to the University. There is no application form.

Applicants should normally apply for a programme of study within the Faculty by 1 June. Late applications may be considered at the discretion of the Admissions Tutor.

Further Information



Biological Sciences - scholarships - No. of awards TBC

Information on all scholarships available can be found online.

Value of Scholarship(s)



Please see below.

Application Procedure

Eligibility for scholarships and bursaries will vary according to personal circumstances. Please visit our website for further information.

Further Information


Entry Requirements

2:1 or equivalent in a biological science subject

Course Fees

2016-2017: £9,000 (UK/EU students) £19,000 (International students)

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