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Postgraduate research

We offer a range of exciting postgraduate research opportunities to help you progress your scientific career to the next level.

Hear from some of our current postgraduate students

Postgraduate research opportunities at the School of Biosciences include a one-year MRes in Biosciences and one-year MRes in Stem Cell Neurobiology, as well as a wide range of three- and four-year research programmes. We also offer one-year taught MSc programmes in Global Ecology and Conservation, and Tissue Engineering.

Our courses are designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge, skills and understanding required for a career in the biological or biomedical sciences. You will enjoy the freedom to investigate a cutting-edge topic in depth, working with leading researchers and with access to first-class facilities. We have a strong reputation for the quality of our research and attract large research grants from a variety of sources.

Laboratory work


This valuable postgraduate qualification is designed to help you improve and develop your skills as a scientific researcher.

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PhD and MPhil

Our research degrees allow you to investigate a cutting-edge topic in depth, working with researchers who are leaders in their field.