University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Biology (Techniques in Development Biology)

The course offers a research Master�s degree which enables students to become familiar with a range of methodologies important for the study of developmental biology; many of the techniques which are taught are of importance in a wide range of fields of biological research; it is anticipated that the course significantly enhance employment prospects in both the academic and non-academic workplace; the course has a significant taught element.

Entry requirements

Students should have a degree in a life science subject (minimum level 2.2); IELTS requirements 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any element); TOEFL IBT 79 (with no less than 17 in writing and listening, 18 in reading and 20 in speaking).

Course modules

Autumn semester: compulsory module: developmental biology; 2 optional modules from a list which may include: post-genomic data and integrative biology; genomics/transcriptomics/bioinformatics; proteomics; biomolecular data and networks. Spring and Summer semesters: research project; dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 9,990 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Sutton Bonington Campus Loughborough LE12 5RD East Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiry Team
Telephone number: 
0115 951 6129