Taught course

Big Data Biology

University of Southampton · Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences

Entry requirements

Upper second class honours degree (2:1 or equivalent) or first class honours degree. Students who have achieved a lower second honours degree will only be admitted onto this programme in exceptional circumstances.

Non-UK applicants will usually have completed 4 years or more in higher education.

Months of entry


Course content

Join the data revolution in Biological Sciences! The Masters by Research in Big Data Biology is designed to meet the needs of the emerging data-driven quantitative biological sciences. Rapid advances in the growth and rate of accumulation of large-scale “big data” are enabling new data-driven approaches to biomedical and biological questions requiring new approaches in data science and artificial intelligence.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, you'll need an IELTS minimum level of 6.5 with a 6.0 in writing, reading, speaking and listening.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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