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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    Sutton Bonington Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

You can study a PhD in Biosciences as a stand-alone degree or in any of our research themes:

  • Soil and environment
  • Microbiology
  • Plant and crop
  • Animal and livestock
  • Food and drink
  • Nutrition and health
  • Fundamental biology
  • Advanced technologies
  • Sustainable agriculture

Our unique structure encourages researchers to work across different themes. This enables multi-disciplinary approaches to bioscience research. It also aids collaborations with partners all over the world.

Explore our research themes

You can study a MRes qualification. You can do this as a stand-alone degree in Biosciences or in one of the following areas:

  • Agricultural Systems Management
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Animal Sciences
  • Food Sciences
  • Microbiology

The School of Biosciences research website contains more information on our research areas. You will also find academic contact details and research interests. You should identify a supervisor to work with and contact them before making a formal application.

Study as a stand-alone degree or with a pathway in any of our research themes.

Research overview

The MRes in Biosciences can be taken in any of our research themes. We are home to multi-disciplinary teams of agricultural, environmental, plant, animal, food and nutrition scientists.

You can study for an MRes in Biosciences as a stand-alone degree or in the following areas: Agricultural Systems Management and Environmental Sciences, Animal Sciences, Food Sciences and Microbiology

MRes with taught element

We also offer subject-specific MRes degrees with a taught element:

  • Brewing Science
  • Food Science and Engineering
  • Industrial Physical Biochemistry
  • Sensory Science

Some of the programmes offer the opportunity to study at the University's Malaysia Campus.

Research areas

Research in the school is grouped into nine themes:

  • Soil and environment
  • Microbiology
  • Plant and crop
  • Animal and livestock
  • Food and drink
  • Nutrition and health
  • Fundamental biology
  • Advanced technologies
  • Sustainable agriculture

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 26,500per 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 Nottingham

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
The university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham in September every year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 103 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    136 60%

    42nd

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    30th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    90th

    27

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