Our School of Biosciences offers a wide range of postgraduate courses. Details on the programmes, entry requirements and how to apply are given on the relevant course pages. Choose PhD research or a course from the list below to see details.
"Birmingham is a really vibrant environment for studying microbiology right now. The new Institute of Microbiology and Infection brings together a wide range of expertise in microbiology under one roof. I am currently interested in how bacterial pathogens interact with their host."
Dr Anne-Marie Krachler, Birmingham Fellow, School of Biosciences, pictured with her MSc student Rosa Zavaleta Romero
MSc courses - taught masters
All programmes are suitable for graduates with a good honours degree from UK or overseas universities in a relevant subject.
MRes courses - combined taught and research masters
The School offers research Masters degrees in these areas:
PhD degree research in the Biosciences Graduate Research School
The Centre for Higher Education Development awarded the University of Birmingham 'Excellence Group' status in biology; the Excellence ranking provides a comparison of the best European university research facilities for prospective Master and Doctoral programme students.