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Biosciences, M.Res.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #154 (QS) ,
The Master of Research (MRes) in Biosciences is a one-year programme designed to provide a valuable postgraduate qualification that enables individuals who wish to improve their research skills to undertake a research project in the laboratory of an internationally-renowned scientist.

About

The programme would be ideal for someone thinking of undertaking a PhD but wishing to learn more about research. It also offers the award of a postgraduate certificate thus maximising accessibility to individuals working in industry or higher education, both at home or abroad.

The programme’s overall aims are to provide postgraduates and individuals from industry, from both home and overseas, with the opportunity to undertake research training at two distinct academic levels. This will enable the acquisition of essential skills, techniques and experience necessary to become a more competent, employable researcher.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Techniques in Biosciences
  • Data Handling and Statistics
  • Key Skills in Research Practice

      Detailed Programme Facts

      • Programme intensity Full-time
        • Full-time duration 12 months
      • Languages
        • English
      • Delivery mode
        On Campus

      English Language Requirements

      You need the following IELTS score:

      • Minimum required score:

        6.5

        The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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      General Requirements

      • The equivalent of a undergraduate degree at level 2:2 (or higher) in a relevant biological, biomedical or bio-molecular science subject.
      • Applications will also be considered from candidates who have a minimum of 5 years relevant commercial experience who only wish to undertake Stage 1 of the Programme (Postgraduate Certificate).

      Tuition Fee

      • International

        19950 GBP/year
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 19950 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
      • National

        8950 GBP/year
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 8950 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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      Living costs for Cardiff

      • 628 - 1070 GBP/month
        Living Costs

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

      Funding

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