Normally a first or upper second class honours degree in Bioscience or related subject. English Language requirement IELTS test (with a score of at least 6.5 and a minimum of 6.0 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.
Months of entry
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This MRes will provide you with research training in one or more of our Research Pathways and you will benefit from training in our Specialist Research Facilities. Research Staff will share their expertise and assist you in developing the skills necessary to do independent research, leading to a dissertation written as a scientific paper.
All research students undertake taught modules followed by a major research project under the guidance of academic staff in one or more of our Research Pathways, and benefiting from training in our specialist research facilities.
The MRes Biosciences is a one-year programme. All research students undertake taught modules followed by a major research project under the guidance of academic staff in one or more of our Research Pathways, and benefiting from training in our Specialist Research Facilities.
Core Science Skills and Research Methods:
- The scientific method
- Experiment design and presentation skills
- Library and internet resource searching
Literature Review in Biosciences
- Focus on an aspect related to your intended research pathway
- Chosen from a range on offer from the College of Science
Terms 2 and 3
- An independent piece of research leading to a dissertation written as a scientific research paper
Information for international students
Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Dr Andrew King