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Advanced Biological Sciences MRes

University of Southampton

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Full-time | Highfield Campus | 1 year | SEP-19
  • Full-time | Highfield Campus | 1 year | SEP-19
  • Part-time | Highfield Campus | 2 years | SEP-19

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    20th

  • Subject Ranking

    24th

    2 (Biological Sciences)
  • Research Quality

    A measure of the quality of the research undertaken in the university.

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    2.99

    / 4.00
  • Research Intensity

    A measure of the proportion of staff involved in high-quality research in the university.

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    0.87

    / 1.00
  • Qualification

    Master of Research

  • Application deadline

    n/a

  • Start date

    SEP-19

Course Summary

The flexible Master of Research (MRes) in Advanced Biological Sciences degree from Southampton offers graduates the opportunity to develop their knowledge and practical skills in an area of Biological Sciences of their choice. The one-year course, tailored to your particular interests, is a stepping stone to further study at PhD level or a gateway to many careers in industry (e.g agriculture, pharmaceutical and the healthcare sector), scientific services, science communication, the teaching profession or in scientific policymaking. This course has at its core four taught modules at postgraduate level to enable you to broaden your scientific knowledge in your chosen area and enhance your hands-on skills in research, presentations and scientific communication. In addition, there is a novel independent research project in the University of Southampton’s modern Life Sciences research laboratories, supervised by a leading academic in the specialism. The transferable skills you gain will be invaluable later in your career whether you are aiming for academia, industry or non-traditional science careers.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

20th

About this University

The University of Southampton dates back to 1862: located on the south coast of England, it is close to the New Forest and the Isle of Wight. The main campus is north of the city centre, near to a large managed woodland. There are excellent road, rail, sea and air links and London is just over an hour away by train.

Address

Highfield Campus

Highfield

Southampton

SO17 1BJ

UNITED KINGDOM