A good honours degree is required.
Months of entry
Research in the School is organised into three major interdisciplinary centres: the Scottish Oceans Institute (SOI), Biomedical Sciences Research Complex (BSRC) and Centre for Biological Diversity (CBD). Together these centres encompass the full spectrum of research in biological sciences, spanning investigations on the properties and behaviour of individual molecules to planetary environmental dynamics.
The School promotes an interdisciplinary approach to applied and fundamental research and postgraduate training. Research funding to the School exceeds £20M per annum.
Animal Behaviour; Biotechnology; Cancer Immunology; Ecology (Marine and Terrestrial); Enzymology; Evolutionary Relationships; Marine Mammal Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology; Molecular Virology; Neuroscience; Pysiology (Cell and Environmental); Plant and Fungal Molecular Biology; Structural Biology.
Research Excellence Framework (REF) score
GPA 3.90, UK Ranking: 2nd
Information for international students
If your native language is not English you will be required to submit with your application evidence of a level of attainment in spoken and written English appropriate for postgraduate study. IELTS 7.0 or equivalent is normally required. http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/elt/entry/
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- The Secretary
- +44 (0)1334 463401