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
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.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||20|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||10|
|Dissertation||70 (8000 words)|
Course contact details
- Dr Colin Turnbull