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Biological Sciences

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Black Futures Postgraduate Research Scholarships

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)

MRes Big Data Biology (1 year)

MRes Evolution: From the Galapagos to the 21st Century (1year)

MSc Neurosciences (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.

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.    

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.

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