First or second class honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject.
Months of entry
This programme focuses on the science of the processes governing the growth and development of organisms. It includes studies of the genes and molecules that control cell growth, differentiation and morphogenesis that give rise to tissues, organs and individuals.
The department has outstanding facilities for experimental work using a range of model vertebrate organisms.
The MSc programmes in Biology & Biochemistry are designed for students who wish to specialise further in a particular field or wish to change direction from their first degree (in a related area).
For further information on the programme, along with guidance on how to apply, please visit the programme webpage at:
Information for international students
Language requirement: IELTS 6.5 (at least 6.0 in each of the four components) or equivalent. Applicants narrowly missing this requirement may be eligible for a pre-sessional English course or a combined offer (to include a pre-sessional English course and master’s degree). To find out more please visit: http://www.bath.ac.uk/asc/for-future-students/index.html
Fees and funding
Each year we have a range of scholarships available for both home and international students undertaking postgraduate study with the Faculty of Science. Details can be found at:
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Faculty of Science Graduate School
- 01225 383410