M.Res. On Campus Blended

Biological Sciences

University of Brighton

12 months
15300 GBP/year
7704 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Biological Sciences degree offered at University of Brighton is a research-based postgraduate course designed to provide you with the necessary skills for a career in industry, the public sector or academia.



Biological Sciences degree offered at University of Brighton  provides high-quality training in the methods and practice of research not normally offered in taught masters courses, and also allows you to choose from a host of option modules according to your personal and professional interests.

You will build your knowledge of a wide range of organisms, from microbes to mammals, and develop both theoretical and practical skills that will help you to maximise your professional potential.

Your research project will examine a specialised subject within the fields of genetics, evolutionary biology, neuroscience, ageing and host microbe interactions.


The MRes is aimed at individuals with a background in biological sciences wishing to pursue a career in the health sciences.

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 training, plus the necessary transferable skills to prepare you for employment.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • MRes research project
  • Evaluating Research in Biosciences
  • Applied Nucleic Acid Biochemistry
  • Applied Protein Biochemistry
  • Clinical Microbiology in the Post-antimicrobial Era
  • Microbiology, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Remediation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 degree in a relevant subject. Students with a degree that does not fall within this category but who have significant relevant experience, will also be considered. All applicants should provide a full description of any research projects undertaken, relevant work experience and non-academic qualifications.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15300 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7704 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7704 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Brighton

815 - 1383 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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