Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Applied Biosciences

This is a taught course which typically includes seminars, lectures, tutorials and a thesis / dissertation. This course is suitable if you do not have the practical laboratory experience to conduct an MRes but you would like a research qualification. During the course you will have the opportunity to study a variety of aspects relating to your discipline of choice.

Entry requirements

A UK Honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent in a relevant biological subject; applicants with relevant employment experience or other relevant qualifications may also be considered; international students need IELTS 6.5 (with minimum of 5.5 in reading, listening, speaking and writing) or TOEFL iBT 83 (with minimum reading:18, listening:17, speaking: 20, writing: 17); other English language qualifications may be taken into consideration.

Course modules

Core modules: research methods and IT; practical techniques in genomics and proteomics; research project; scientific analysis, review and presentation. Optional modules: biology of disease; molecular biology and DNA technology; cell culture and antibody technology; business and bioethics; enzyme technology and biocatalysis; pharmacology; neurobiology and neuropathology; microbial physiology and genomics.

Assessment methods

Students undertake self-guided and formal assessments, including written assignments, tests, formal examinations and poster presentations to test an acquisition of Master's level knowledge and skills.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,510 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,300 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,760 per Whole course (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Clifton Campus Nottingham NG11 8NS East Midlands

Key information

School of Science and Technology Admissions
Telephone number: 
0115 848 8351