Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Plant Sciences

These programmes are suitable for those wishing to carry out a short, in depth research project, and not attend taught programmes. The MSc by research programmes consist of induction courses, an 8 month research project and a period to write it up. These degrees are carefully tailored to your interests, and can be particularly suitable for people undertaking research in a work based context wishing to gain an academic qualification.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or its equivalent, in a relevant subject. Industry based experience will be considered, with demonstration of appropriate skills. Students whose 1st language is not English must provide evidence of proficiency in the English language: IELTS score 6.5 or equivalent or equivalent qualification.

Assessment methods

Assessment is via original research and a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

A limited number of University funding opportunities exist.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 15,860 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 7,930 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW North West

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Postgraduate Enquiries
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