Taught course

Natural Sciences

Bangor University · School of Biological Sciences

Entry requirements

Students need a 2(ii) undergraduate degree in a relevant scientific discipline; alternatively a qualification or experience which is acceptable as equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

This degree will equip students with confidence and competence in the latest research skills and allow them to apply for further research training (PhD) programs or to directly apply for research positions in universities or research institutes. There are two parts to the course: the first part consists of introductory generic skills such as literature searching, health and safety aspects, grant proposal writing and an introduction to statistical manipulation of data (40 credits), while the second part is the research project itself (120 credits).

Information for international students

For non-native English speakers there are additional requirements: IELTS 6.0 (with no element below 5.5).

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

01248 382314