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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    Teesside University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course overview:

This course aims to prepare you for a research career, and allows you to put these into practice when you develop and conduct your own research project.

This is a research-based course delivered at Teesside University’s National Horizon Centre, at its Darlington Campus. The National Horizons Centre is a new £22m biological research, teaching and training facility, which aims to address the growth needs of the emerging bio-based industries set to transform the UK economy, including biologics, industrial biotechnology and bio-pharmaceuticals.

Staff can offer expertise in medical, industrial and environmental microbiology, molecular, cell and system biology, recombinant DNA technology, protein biochemistry, structural biology, fermentation, bioengineering and many other areas. The majority of modules for this master’s course are taught at the new National Horizons Centre at the University’s Darlington campus. This £22m purpose-built biosciences research, education and training facility is a focal point for the growing regional biosciences community.

How you are assessed:

You are assessed on subject knowledge, independent thought and skills acquisition through formative and summative assessment.

Modules are assessed by a variety of methods including examination and in-course assessment with some utilising other approaches such as, oral presentations, technical interviews and technical reports alongside literature surveys, evaluations and summaries.

You are presented with an assessment schedule providing details of the submission deadlines for summative assessments.

Career opportunities:

The course is ideal preparation for undertaking a PhD as well as roles such as research scientist, research assistant, and scientific officer.

Tuition fees

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£ 13,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Teesside University, Middlesbrough

  • University League Table

    95th

  • Campus address

    Teesside University, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, Tees Valley, TS1 3BX, England

To get students off to the best possible start, Teesside University meets international students at the airport and takes them to their accommodation for free.
With an English language café and orientation activities throughout the year, Teesside University is experienced in helping international students feel at home.
Teesside University offers a range of scholarships to international and EU students, making the transition to UK study more affordable.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    61st out of 103 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    130 57%

    47th

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    12th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    17th

    3

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