University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Systems Biology

This course seeks to understand how the specific complexities of dynamic and non-linear interactions between components of biological systems makes these systems work in a self-sustaining mode; systems biology combines molecular biology and functional genomics with physical chemistry and mathematical modelling to make biosystems work by aiding drug discovery and development, as well as biotechnology through living organisms.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant science or engineering discipline or a 1st degree with an additional UK Master's degree; the School may require a 1st Class Honours degree or international equivalent for some research projects; this requirement would be specified at the discretion of the academic supervisor involved.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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