University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Developmental Biology

A number of model systems are being used to study various aspects of vertebrate development with a major focus on the development of stem cells; specific projects include: the development of blood stem cells and vasculature in zebrafish; the development of neural stem cells in zebrafish and in mice; the properties of mesenchymal stem cells; primordial germ cells and gene networks that govern the development of vertebrate embryos.

Entry requirements

2.2 Honours degree in a relevant subject such as a biological-related subject; or professional experience is considered; where English is not 1st language IELTS: 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element); or TOEFL paper based: 573 with 4.5 in TWE are required.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 4,052 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MRes Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiry Team
Telephone number: 
0115 951 5559