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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    Parkgate Road Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This is a research-focused Master's level training course which can cover a range of research-specialisms within the biological sciences.

Course overview

Our MRes course in Biological Sciences allows you to carry out an extensive Master’s-level research project alongside two taught modules. You will have the opportunity to develop research and project management skills as well as building your knowledge and experience in your chosen subject area.

Why study this course with us?

Our Department has expertise across the field of Biological Sciences. This includes a whole organism focus with research in Conservation Ecology, Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare. We also offer a range of laboratory-focused research, including projects involving Conservation Genetics, Bioveterinary Science and Molecular Biology. Our projects often involve external partners and allow students to develop wider links in their chosen sector as well as bringing additional expertise to the project teams.

You will work closely with your supervisory team in order to have the chance to acquire the specialist skills necessary to pursue your chosen career path. Our Department’s proactive, diverse and inclusive research community provides extensive opportunities for peer learning and research collaboration.

For this course, prospective students apply for a particular research project at the same time as applying for a place on the course.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,142per year

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

University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

A beautiful, historic and exciting city lies at the heart of the student experience. Chester offers a welcoming community with plenty to keep students busy.
With over 15,000 students from 130 countries, Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe location for an ever-growing number of international students.
International students can choose from over 200 courses across all levels, all with an emphasis on how practical learning increases employability prospects.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    79th out of 100 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    106 48%

    76th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%

    60th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    60th

    31

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