M.Res. On Campus

Stem Cells, Development and Regenerative Medicine

University of Southampton

12 months
23000 GBP/year
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Explore early human development and the biology and function of stem cells on this research-focused master's degree. This science is vital for stem cell research and creating new therapies. The Stem Cells, Development and Regenerative Medicine MRes course offered by the University of Southampton is a great chance for you to gain advanced scientific, research, and other transferable skills.


Course Details

Stem cell therapies have a great potential for treating many degenerative diseases. The University of Southampton is a leader of innovative research into the use of stem cell medical treatments for:

  • macular degeneration
  • osteoarthritis
  • brain and spinal cord injuries
  • cancer

At the Stem Cells, Development and Regenerative Medicine MRes course offered by the University of Southampton you'll have access to superb facilities, including:

  • fully equipped cell culture laboratories
  • a suite of microscopy facilities
  • molecular biology equipment

You'll take two 16-week research projects. As an MRes student you’ll spend more time on your projects and less on the taught part of the course.

As part of this course you'll:

  • develop research skills in the biomedical sciences
  • explore the core concepts behind statistical analysis and study design
  • learn how to understand and critique published research papers

You'll also benefit directly from the work of our research group, the Centre for Human Development, Stem Cells and Regeneration.

This course is for proficient biological or biomedical science graduates. It is ideal to help you develop advanced lab-based research skills and specialist knowledge. You can use these to pursue a career in academia or industry, or continue your studies with a PhD.

Career Opportunities

With this degree you’ll be in a great position to continue your research at PhD level or move into a career in industry.

Areas you could go into include: 

  • bioscience research
  • stem cell research
  • pharmaceuticals
  • academia 
  • regenerative medicine
  • science journalism 
  • science policy 
  • teaching

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Skills for Biomedical Science 
  • Stem Cells, Development & Regenerative Medicine
  • Advanced Scientific Skills
  • Research Project 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You'll need a 2:1 in biological or biomedical sciences, or a closely related subject.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

EU and international students pay £23,000 + £5100 bench fees

Living costs for Southampton

697 - 1093 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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