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This Bioscience course from University of Leeds is designed to equip you with the expertise necessary to work at the forefront of the modern bioscience sector. We’ll offer you the flexibility and choice needed to tailor this course to your interests and career aspirations as well as a combination of practical training and theoretical modules to help you build your knowledge and skills. 

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Choose your independent advanced research project from a wide list of topics, which are designed to offer you an immersive experience in the research laboratory, as well as the opportunity to contribute to science in an area you are passionate about.

The strong research element of MSc bioscience, along with the specialist and fundamental skills you’ll develop, will prepare you for a range of careers. 

Many graduates of the programme progress to PhD study, others to different aspects in bioscience-related research and well as a wide range of graduate level occupations.

During the Bioscience course from University of Leeds , you’ll apply yourself through core research training modules.  

You’ll undertake a laboratory-based mini-project providing a hands-on experience in molecular biology techniques. 

You’ll also choose and undertake a laboratory-based independent research project on an innovative topic related to your course options.

Professional and career development

We take your personal and career development very seriously. As well as our Industrial Advisory Board, we also have dedicated employability and professional development officers who ensure that you are aware of events and opportunities to increase your employability. 

In addition, our Masters career development programme will support you to:

  • explore career options and career planning
  • understand the PhD application process and optimise PhD application
  • learn how to use LinkedIn and other social media for effective networking and career opportunities
  • practice interviews for both job and PhD applications

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Practical Bioinformatics
  • MSc Bioscience Research Project Proposal
  • Research Planning and Scientific Communication
  • Advanced Biomolecular Technologies
  • Protein Engineering Laboratory Project 
  • Bioscience MSc 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

  • Applicants should normally have a bachelor’s degree with at least a 2:1 in a subject that has covered the cellular and molecular basis of life such as: Genetics, Microbiology, Biochemistry.

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 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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