Edge Hill University

Edge Hill University


This course is designed for recent Biology graduates who wish to pursue a research career in industry or academia, as well for those who are already working within research. The programme encourages applications from high quality and motivated biology graduates who have a keen interest in developing their knowledge, expertise and research skills.

Entry requirements

2.1 honours degree in a biological discipline. To complete a field-based project candidates must have a full driving licence. Overseas applicants will be considered on an individual basis and will be expected to demonstrate IELTS 7.0 or equivalent. Applicants who do not meet the entry criteria but believe they can provide evidence of experience in lieu of this, should contact the programme leader. For example, graduates with a 2.2 Honours degree in Biology but with subsequent experience working within a research environment. As part of the selection process, applicants should produce a short research proposal and attend an interview.

Course modules

Research planning and design; research outreach and impact; research thesis.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Part-time £ 26 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years
MRes Full-time £ 4,680 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MRes Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Ormskirk Campus Ormskirk L39 4QP North West

Key information

Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01695 657000