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Entry requirements

2:ii undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a Life Sciences related subject.

Please make sure you check the full course details online before you apply.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Gain hands-on experience on this practical based MSc by research, while developing an understanding of relevant research techniques. The University of Warwick's School of Life Sciences, ranked 9th in the UK for Biology (The Complete University Guide 2021, Biological Sciences category), conducts world-leading interdisciplinary research.

This is a practical course based on a single research project, carried out under the training and supervision of one of our Research Leaders. Assessment is by dissertation and oral examination. All students also participate in a programme of transferrable and research skills training. Our School of Life Sciences website offers more information on courses and funding for Postgraduate Research.

Department specialisms

Animal Health and Welfare; Biogeochemical Cycles; Biotechnology; Brain Function and Neuro-Degeneration; Cell Biology; Developmental Systems and Ageing; Environmental Microbiology; Environmental Resource Management and Ecosystems; Epidemiology and Modelling; Food Security; Gene Expression; Genomics and Bioinformatics; Host-Pathogen Interactions; Infectious Disease; Molecular Systems Biology; Molecular Structure and Mechanism; Network Reengineering; Neuroscience; Pathogenesis Mechanisms; Plant Pathology and Entomology; Plant Science; Signalling Pathways; Synthetic Biology.

Information for international students

You can find out more about our English language requirements. This course requires the following:

  • Band A
  • IELTS overall score of 6.5, minimum component scores not below 6.0.

Fees and funding

For more information on funding please visit our Postgraduate fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc by research
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Life Sciences Postgraduate Team
Email
phd.lifesciences@warwick.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0)24 765 23502