Research course

Research Degrees in the Institute of Biomedical & Environmental Science & Technology

Institution
University of Bedfordshire · Division of Science
Qualifications
MSc(Res)MPhilPhD

Entry requirements

A good BSc Honours degree in Biological Science or an undergraduate degree in subjects related to medicine. Overseas students will also need to satisfy the relevant university regulations to undertake a research degree. Applicants without this formal qualification but who have significant relevant work experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis; an interview with the project leader is required. Applications will be assessed using UKBA and University of Bedfordshire policy. Check English language requirements at: www.beds.ac.uk/research-english

MSc/MPhil/PhD

Months of entry

October, March

Course content

About the course

Research Degrees are ideal for those wishing to study for a PhD and/or those aiming to improve their laboratory and practical skills. Students wishing to study for a PhD must identify a project supervisor with whom they work to develop a project outline.

Key features

• Intensive period of independent laboratory-based training
Career opportunities
You could secure a position in any of the following fields: academic/research positions; pharmaceutical industry; biotech companies; environmental agencies; entrepreneurship; patent or science communication.
The University welcomes research degree applications in the following areas:
• Biochemistry and cell biology
• Cancer
• Diabetes
• Ecology and Evolutionary biology
• Environmental biotechnology and sustainability
• Infection and Immunity
• Kidney disease
• Reproductive sustainability

Information for international students

Overseas students will need to satisfy the relevant university regulations to undertake a research degree. Applications will be assessed using UKBA and University of Bedfordshire policy. Check English language requirements at: www.beds.ac.uk/research-english

Fees and funding

For details on the financial support on offer at the University of Bedfordshire please visit our website: www.beds.ac.uk/pgfunding

Qualification and course duration

MSc(Res)

full time
Variable months

MPhil

full time
Variable months

PhD

full time
Variable months

Course contact details

Name
Research Graduate School
Email
research@beds.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1582 489056