The University of Southampton
Biological Sciences

Postgraduate study

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With cutting-edge facilities and a team of world-class academics, Biological Sciences offers a dynamic and supportive environment for students completing biological sciences research and taught degrees.

MPhil/PhD Biological Sciences

MRes Wildlife Conservation (1 year)

MRes in Advanced Biological Sciences (1 year)

These biological sciences degrees follow themes that focus on the causes and resolutions of some of the most substantial challenges facing humanity and the natural world today. Here, you can be at the forefront of scientific developments that could make a real difference.

In our Graduate School, you will also gain the broader personal and professional skills essential both for your Masters degree/ PhD research and for your lifelong career choices.

Excellent facilities

Benefiting from a first-class environment

Based in our new Institute for Life Sciences, you will have the opportunity to work in state-of-the-art laboratories and undertake a stimulating project in one of our major research themes.

Equipping you for success

Equipping you for success

Our research programmes will develop your scientific knowledge and professional skills. You will also get a good grounding in bioethics, lecture presentation, securing scientific funding and report writing.

Outstanding academics

Working with outstanding academics

You will be working alongside other PhD students, postdoctoral fellows and academics who are experts in their fields both nationally and worldwide.

Athena SWAN

Athena SWAN award

Many academics work across multiple research themes, collaborating with colleagues from other parts of the University and other educational establishments.

Postgraduate Open Day

Join us on Wednesday 22nd November 2017 to find out what it's really like to study at Southampton.

Speak directly to staff and students on campus and learn about our courses and world-class facilities, funding opportunities and much more.

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Virtual Open Day

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