Taught course

European Scientific Research Training

Institution
Keele University · School of Life Sciences
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

Students should have at least a lower second class degree (or equivalent) within a biological or science honours degree

MRes

Months of entry

September

Course content

The course comprises two major sections. September until the following Feruary is spent at Keele University undertaking generic post-graduate research training in addition to preparatory language training. This initial training period gives not only scientific training relevant to the research project but also prepares the student to undertake a research project in the host European institute. The research placement in this host Institute is undertaken from February until September at the end of which a research report is submitted.

Information for international students

Applications are encouarged from International students who may be able to undertake their placement with Keele University. Training in English to an appropriate level will be given.

Fees and funding

Students may be elgible for a bursary as a contibution to fees. In addition, subject to EU restrictions, students will be eligible for an Erasmus fellowship as a contibution to costs incurred whilst undertaking research training in the placement in Europe.

Qualification and course duration

MRes

block mode
12 months
full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations10
Written coursework / continuous assessment30
Dissertation60 (20000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Prof Dave Hoole
Email
d.hoole@keele.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1782-733673
Fax
+44 (0)1782-733516