UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Synthetic Biology

This programme aims to train students in the fast-growing area of synthetic biology, a discipline which takes the knowledge and understanding we now have of the individual parts of biological systems and uses them in a defined way to design and build novel artificial biological systems.

Entry requirements

Normally, a minimum of an upper 2nd Class UK Honours degree in biomedical sciences, life sciences or related subject area, or a medical degree (MBBS), or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants with an appropriate professional qualification and relevant work experience may also apply.

Course modules

Core modules: Synthetic biology; biosciences research skills; the scientific literature.

Assessment methods

The taught courses are assessed by assignments and coursework; the research project is assessed by an oral presentation, submission of a dissertation and is subject to oral examination.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,685 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 24,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,685 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,685 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,685 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7679 9615