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.

Months of entry

October, March

Course content

About the Institute

iBEST is the home of natural science research at the University of Bedfordshire.

iBEST carries out research in two key areas:

  • Biomedical Science
  • Environmental Science

The Institute focuses on postgraduate research, basic research, applied research and product development - in association with other academic groups and in collaboration with industry.

The University welcomes research degree applications in the following areas:
  • Biochemistry and cell biology
  • Biosensors
  • Cancer
  • Computational Biology
  • Ecology, Conservation and Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Biotechnology and Sustainability
  • Forensic Science
  • Immunology
  • Kidney disease and Diabetes
  • Metabolic disease
  • Microbiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Pharmacology

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.

Fees and funding

For details on the financial support on offer at the University of Bedfordshire please visit our website.

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
0300 3300 073