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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    Moulsecoomb Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Biological Sciences MRes enables you to join a team working towards solutions to global issues such as infectious disease and environmental health and explore topics such as genetic and molecular biology with researchers who are experts in their field.

You will become part of one or more of our research groups, with expertise in areas including biomaterials and biomedical devices, zoonoses, and applied biosciences. You’ll work alongside postdoctoral and other postgraduate researchers with shared interests.

Your research project will examine a specialised subject within the fields of biomaterials, biomedical devices, microbiology, biochemistry, ecotoxicology and genetics. Option modules allow you to explore further areas according to your personal and professional interests.

You ‘ll develop practical skills using our specialist facilities including an image analysis suite with electron microscopes, a confocal microscope and atomic force microscopes, and purpose-built ecology, microbiology, molecular biology and tissue culture labs.

Careers

Our graduates are equipped with a foundation of knowledge for careers in research, industry, the public sector or academia. The MRes provides well-rounded, research-based learning, plus the necessary transferable skills to prepare you for employment.

Tuition fees

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£ 15,300per 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 Brighton

  • University League Table

    80th

  • Campus address

    University of Brighton, Mithras House, Lewes Road, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN2 4AT, England

Employability is embedded into every course, helping students to develop transferable and personal skills.
The university is set between the sea and the South Downs National Park and has easy access to London.
International students are guaranteed a place in halls of residence.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    33rd out of 73

  • Entry standards

    / Max 225
    102 46%

    62nd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    16th

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