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Department of Biosciences | Masters by Research (MScr) Biological Sciences

Subject Ranking

# 301-350QS Subject Rankings

Program Duration

12 monthsProgram duration

Scholarship

YesScholarships

Main Subject Area

Biological SciencesMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Biological Sciences

Degree

MScr

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

Masters by Research (MScr) Biological Sciences at Durham University

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Biosciences is a vibrant, research-led department with a focus on the science underpinning global challenges.


We support a broad-based, Sustainability-centred research strategy, informed by scientific advances and national and international priorities. We focus on the science underpinning global challenges in Climate Change, Food Security, Global Health, Sustainable Bio-Manufacturing, Biodiversity & Replacing Animal Models in research. In this time of change the study of the Biosciences has never been more important.


We have a dynamic community of over one-hundred postgraduate students, who come from all over the world to conduct their research and develop their skills. Research covers the breadth of the Biological Sciences, and is supported by outstanding research infrastructure in Genomics, Bioimaging & Mass Spectrometry and Plant & Animal Growth Facilities. We encourage prospective PhD students to make informal contact with potential supervisors to discuss their interests at an early stage.


Our research covers the breadth of the Biological Sciences, from Cell & Molecular Biology in Animals, Plants & Microbes; to Ecology, Evolution & the Environment. We often work at the interface with other disciplines such as the Physical Sciences, supported by outstanding research infrastructure in Genomics, Bioimaging & Mass Spectrometry and Plant & Animal Growth Facilities.


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)


As a Biosciences postgraduate, you receive the essential skills and knowledge that come with research-led teaching, enabling you to continue your academic work at a higher level.


Your experience in the Department also develops more personal attributes, sought by employers, to help you take the step into a stimulating and rewarding professional career.


Recent postgraduates have gone on to succeed in a wide range of roles in teaching, the health sector, industrial R&D and biotechnology, management, accountancy, conservation, ecological and environmental services, journalism, environmental and biological patent law, pharmaceuticals, the civil service and the armed services.


Whether you choose to follow a research or employment path, you will be equipped with up-to-date skills and knowledge that you can use to help society tackle global challenges related to humankind, the climate and the environment.


Durham University: Inspiring the Extraordinary

We believe that inspiring our people to do outstanding things at Durham enables Durham people to do outstanding things in the world.

A globally outstanding centre of teaching and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, a unique and historic setting - Durham is a university like no other!

Program overview

Main Subject

Biological Sciences

Degree

MScr

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

Masters by Research (MScr) Biological Sciences at Durham University

[email protected]


Biosciences is a vibrant, research-led department with a focus on the science underpinning global challenges.


We support a broad-based, Sustainability-centred research strategy, informed by scientific advances and national and international priorities. We focus on the science underpinning global challenges in Climate Change, Food Security, Global Health, Sustainable Bio-Manufacturing, Biodiversity & Replacing Animal Models in research. In this time of change the study of the Biosciences has never been more important.


We have a dynamic community of over one-hundred postgraduate students, who come from all over the world to conduct their research and develop their skills. Research covers the breadth of the Biological Sciences, and is supported by outstanding research infrastructure in Genomics, Bioimaging & Mass Spectrometry and Plant & Animal Growth Facilities. We encourage prospective PhD students to make informal contact with potential supervisors to discuss their interests at an early stage.


Our research covers the breadth of the Biological Sciences, from Cell & Molecular Biology in Animals, Plants & Microbes; to Ecology, Evolution & the Environment. We often work at the interface with other disciplines such as the Physical Sciences, supported by outstanding research infrastructure in Genomics, Bioimaging & Mass Spectrometry and Plant & Animal Growth Facilities.


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)


As a Biosciences postgraduate, you receive the essential skills and knowledge that come with research-led teaching, enabling you to continue your academic work at a higher level.


Your experience in the Department also develops more personal attributes, sought by employers, to help you take the step into a stimulating and rewarding professional career.


Recent postgraduates have gone on to succeed in a wide range of roles in teaching, the health sector, industrial R&D and biotechnology, management, accountancy, conservation, ecological and environmental services, journalism, environmental and biological patent law, pharmaceuticals, the civil service and the armed services.


Whether you choose to follow a research or employment path, you will be equipped with up-to-date skills and knowledge that you can use to help society tackle global challenges related to humankind, the climate and the environment.


Durham University: Inspiring the Extraordinary

We believe that inspiring our people to do outstanding things at Durham enables Durham people to do outstanding things in the world.

A globally outstanding centre of teaching and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, a unique and historic setting - Durham is a university like no other!

Admission requirements

1 Year
Sep-2024

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Durham University is a globally outstanding centre of teaching, learning and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, in a unique and historic setting. Durham is a university like no other!

We conduct innovative and impactful research to transform lives and make a difference globally and locally: research to empower and inspire.

We offer a broad range of courses. Our degree programmes are informed by research undertaken by our high-calibre staff in partnership with policymakers, industry, the public sector and communities globally.
 
Alongside the outstanding education we offer to students, we believe that participating in every aspect of university life is fundamental. The deep affinities created by each of our 17 Colleges ensure that we always have a sense of community at the heart of all we do.

Durham's four Faculties offer a host of Undergraduate courses covering a variety of subject disciplines:

  • Durham University Business School
  • Faculty of Arts & Humanities
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Sciences & Health

Opportunities for multidisciplinary studies are also available through the Department of Natural Sciences, Department of Liberal Arts or the Department of Combined Honours in Social Sciences.

Please visit the Durham University website (www.durham.ac.uk) for the full available suite of Undergraduate programmes.

Durham University: Inspiring the Extraordinary

Durham University is a globally outstanding centre of teaching, learning and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, in a unique and historic setting. Durham is a university like no other!

We conduct innovative and impactful research to transform lives and make a difference globally and locally: research to empower and inspire.

We offer a broad range of courses. Our degree programmes are informed by research undertaken by our high-calibre staff in partnership with policymakers, industry, the public sector and communities globally.
 
Alongside the outstanding education we offer to students, we believe that participating in every aspect of university life is fundamental. The deep affinities created by each of our 17 Colleges ensure that we always have a sense of community at the heart of all we do.

Durham's four Faculties offer a host of Masters/Postgraduate Taught courses covering a variety of subject disciplines:

  • Durham University Business School
  • Faculty of Arts & Humanities
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Sciences & Health

Please visit the Durham University website (www.durham.ac.uk) for the full available suite of Masters/Postgraduate Taught programmes.

Durham University: Inspiring the Extraordinary

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