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Keele University · Faculty of Natural Sciences

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Entry requirements

This degree is designed for those individuals with a Bachelor’s degree (or above) in bioengineering, biotechnology, chemical, physical, or life sciences, medicine, or professions allied to medicine are welcomed. We also encourage enquiries from people with other professional qualifications acceptable to the University.

Months of entry


Course content

There is an increasing demand for bioengineers, which is linked to society's general shift towards utilisation of machinery and technology, and application of advanced therapies. The School of Pharmacy and Bioengineering, Keele University, has established an international reputation in the cutting-edge research in Molecular, Cellular & Tissue Engineering, and Biomedical Engineering.

The course will cover the core areas of bioengineering, and introduce you to the latest development through taught modules and seminars. In particular, it will offer you the opportunity to perform a bioengineering research project using state-of-the-art facilities under supervision of leading national and international professionals.

The broad aims of the MRes Bioengineering programme are to:

  • provide advanced academic training for individuals interested in pursuing doctoral studies or research-oriented careers in bioengineering disciplines, including those in a wide range of biotechnology and healthcare establishments.
  • provide an opportunity for in-depth research into a specialist area within molecular, cellular, tissue engineering, and biomedical engineering.
  • assist students to develop the skills of research design and data analysis, and provide an opportunity to attain advanced proficiency in bioengineering.
  • provide knowledge and skills for understanding and complying with the ethics and governance requirements for laboratory based research.
  • prepare students to analyze and solve problems using an interdisciplinary and systems approach.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Hildegarde Wright