University of Brighton

University of Brighton


Students build their knowledge of a wide range of organisms, from microbes to mammals, and develop both theoretical and practical skills that help them to maximise their professional potential. Students complete a research project that examines a specialised subject within the fields of genetics, evolutionary biology, neuroscience, ageing and host microbe interactions.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in chemical, biological, pharmaceutical or related discipline; for non-native speakers of English: IELTS 6.5 overall and 6.0 in writing.

Course modules

Modules include: research methods; work-in-progress seminar; research project. Optional modules include: bioanalytical techniques for pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences; medical genetics; molecular ecology; applied molecular biology; clinical infection sciences; microbial control; zoonoses; current topics in infection; research placement; qualitative research methods; introduction to statistics using excel and minitab; advanced statistical analysis; teaching a research.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on the completion of a research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 5,580 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 13,840 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MRes Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Moulsecoomb Campus Brighton BN2 4GA South East

Key information

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