Taught course

Molecular Plant and Microbial Sciences

Institution
Imperial College London · Plant and Microbial Sciences
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

The minimum qualification for admission is normally an Upper Second Class (2:1) honours degree in a science-based subject from an UK academic institution or an equivalent overseas qualification.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The backbone of the MRes in Molecular Plant and Microbial Sciences is a 12-month period of research starting in the first week of October.

It consists of two research projects performed in research groups focusing on plant genetic engineering, plant development, plant molecular biology, proteomics, plant biochemistry, plant-microbe interactions, transcriptomics and bioinformatics.

Qualification and course duration

MRes

full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations20
Written coursework / continuous assessment10
Dissertation70 (8000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Dr Colin Turnbull
Email
c.turnbull@imperial.ac.uk