University of Bath

University of Bath

Developmental Biology

This course is the science of the processes governing the growth and development of organisms. It includes studies of the genes and molecules that control cell growth, differentiation and morphogenesis that give rise to tissues, organs and individuals. The department has outstanding facilities for experimental work using a number of model vertebrate organisms.

Entry requirements

1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate subject. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with not less than 6.0 in each of the 4 components) or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Molecular genetics of vertebrate development; advanced developmental genetics; systems and developmental neurobiology; molecular mechanisms of disease; current topics in gene regulation and cell differentiation; human developmental disorders; vertebrate developmental biology; cell biology of metastasis.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 19,600 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Bath Bath BA2 7AY South West

Key information

Faculty of Science Graduate School
Telephone number: 
01225 383410