First or second class honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject.
Months of entry
This programme focuses on the study of the molecular and genetic basis of human health and disease, using biotechnological methods to advance our current research.
The wealth of genomic and proteomic data from the Human Genome Project has broadened our understanding of the biochemical and genetic basis of several diseases.
In particular, this programme will cover the rapid developments in the field of cancer and metastasis, neurodegenerative conditions, microbial pathogenesis and immune evasion science.
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