University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Molecular and Cellular Biology

This programme is designed to prepare students for a career in research in molecular and cellular biology and its applications; it aims to provide training in the practical aspects that underlie research science in this field; to achieve this aim the course contains a very high level of hands-on research experience as it is our view there is no better training than lab experience.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (minimum 2.1), preferably with a background in the physical sciences, as well as those with degrees in biochemistry, biology or other life sciences; English language requirements may apply for international students.

Course modules

Compulsory taught modules: postgraduate core skills in biosciences; techniques in molecular and cellular biology. The majority of the programme consists of 2 research projects.

Assessment methods

The 2 taught modules are assessed via examination, essays and oral presentations; the 2 research projects are assessed via reports, oral presentation, poster assessment and a viva voce.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,910 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
Biosciences Graduate Research School
Telephone number: 
0121 414 5891