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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    Aston University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course summary

Study MRes Biosciences at Aston University and gain hands-on masters level biosciences research experience with an extended dissertation project.

Course overview and modules

This course has been designed for students with an undergraduate biosciences degree who want to pursue an exciting and rewarding career as a scientific researcher. It is the ideal blend of skills-based lab work, theory, research, and personal development.

You will gain a high level of specialist knowledge in your chosen field of interest. The main focus of the programme is an extended research project, which takes up much of the year, here you will gain direct experience of working within the collaborative environment of a modern biosciences research laboratory, alongside research active staff from a range of specialist bioscience fields.

Career prospects

On successful graduation, you will have not only developed a wide range of highly desirable practical laboratory skills and techniques through hands-on research experience, but also crucial skills in team working, critical thinking and communication.

These skills and experience will ensure you are well prepared for a research-focused role in industry; or to undertake further research, in the form of a PhD at Aston or another leading university.

Throughout your time with us, you will have access to specialist support and guidance from our dedicated biosciences team of academics, alongside the Aston University career service, to help you to plan the next step of your career.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,300per year

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

University information

Aston University, Birmingham

  • University League Table

    47th

  • Campus address

    Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, Birmingham, B4 7ET, England

The Aston international pre-master's programme is for international students who want to accomplish a postgraduate degree at Aston Business School.
Extensive support including help gaining work experience, free English language support and a range of scholarships to help talented international students.
Over 250 partnerships in around 45 countries with a range of high profile institutions across the world, plus an amazing global network of alumni.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    27th out of 100 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    111 50%

    68th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    11th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    29th

    48

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