MScBiological Sciences by Research
United Kingdom, Egham, Surrey
|Study location||United Kingdom, Egham, Surrey|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
2:2 (Honours) or equivalent, in Biology, Biochemistry or a related discipline.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all other subscores)
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
- Enthusiasm for your chosen discipline.
Expenses, accommodation, working etc.
Interested? To learn more about this study programme, entry requirements and application process, please contact one of our consultants in a country nearest to you.
This will develop your research skills in (amongst other things):
Use of bioinformatics tools
Recording and organising your daily laboratory tasks electronically
The project will be an opportunity to pursue your own independent research within the lab of your supervisor. All of our academic staff are research-active, and so all projects are at the cutting edge within their specific discipline. Day-to-day supervision will be provided by your supervisor or an experienced researcher within their lab, and you will become part of the research team – attending lab meetings and gaining an insight into other projects running alongside yours.
A Masters in Biological Sciences at Royal Holloway, University of London is ideal for students who want to continue to further PhD study or pursue a research career in a variety of sectors. You will develop a range of advances research techniques as well as a range of transferrable skills, including experimental design and data analysis, as well as presenting research findings to an audience in the form of a conference presentation.
Our Masters graduates have gone on to secure PhD positions at Royal Holloway, the University of Oxford, Imperial College London, the Max Plank Institute, Germany, St George’s University of London and MRC Harwell, as well as prestigious careers including Senior Keeper in Herpetology at London Zoo and Species Recovery Officer at Plantlife International.