Students benefit from training courses provided by the University aimed at developing key skills in research. Under the guidance and advice of their academic supervisors, students can develop their ability to effectively communicate their research and thesis.
Beyond learning how to conduct research and the specialist skills that students are expected to develop within their subject discipline, the process of studying for a research degree can provide transferable skills in problem-solving, time management, independent and team work, and communication.
How You Study
Due to the nature of postgraduate research programmes, the majority of time is spent in independent study and research. Students in the MSc by Research in Biology at University of Lincoln will have meetings with their academic supervisor, but the frequency of these will vary depending on individual requirements, subject area, staff availability, and stage of Biology at University of Lincoln.
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Research Areas and Topics
- Research within the School of Life Sciences is conducted within five research groups.
- The Animal Behaviour, Cognition, and Welfare Research Group comprises a unique team of internationally-renowned researchers working at the forefront of, and interface between, animal behaviour, cognition, health, and welfare. The Evolution and Ecology Group works to understand the evolution and ecology of populations, species, and communities across all levels of biological organisation, from genes through to ecosystems.
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
Places are limited for some courses, so it is best to submit your application as early as possible.
DisciplinesBiology Natural Sciences Microbiology View 488 other Masters in Biology in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- First or upper second class honours degree in a relevant subject.
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International16700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16700 GBP per year during 12 months.
National4668 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4668 GBP per year during 12 months.
- Home: £2,344 per year
- International: £8,350per year
Living costs for Lincoln
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.