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Research Degrees

We foster an active, lively and welcoming environment for all of our postgraduate students and offer two research degrees:

  • PhD (by research)
  • MSc (by research)

Entry Requirements

Our general admissions criteria for postgraduate study in Biosciences are:

  • at least a UK 2:1 honours degree classification (or equivalent) in a relevant subject
  • English language proficiency to the required standard - for more information see the Learning and Teaching Handbook
  • 2 satisfactory academic references 


We encourage prospective applicants to make informal contact with their intended supervisor to discuss their proposed research before applying - Biosciences Staff

Visit our Research & Impact webpages for more information on current research in the Department. 

Any Questions?

Please get in touch with our PGR Coordinator, Emma Robinson at