Taught MSc courses - School of Biosciences

We offer a wide range of taught postgraduate programmes at MSc and MRes level with full and part time options.

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All programmes are suitable for graduates with a good honours degree from UK or overseas universities in a relevant subject.

Biosciences PhD/MSc (Research)

  • Postgraduate
  • Distance learning, doctoral research
  • Full time, part time

Research in the School of Biosciences centres around four interlinked groupings, which focus on multi and interdisciplinary research. each theme represents areas of research excellence in human, animal, plant, microbial, cell and molecular biology, and these areas [more...]

Microbiology and Infection MSc

  • Postgraduate
  • Taught
  • Full time, part time

This MSc programme is built on the combined expertise in microbiology and infection that has been assembled through the establishment of the Institute of Microbiology and Infection at Birmingham. It draws on the internationally recognized expertise of members of both the [more...]

Molecular Biotechnology MSc

  • Postgraduate
  • Taught
  • Full time

The programme aims to provide students with training and learning opportunities in the skills and specialised knowledge needed to equip them for a career in biotechnology, molecular biotechnology or molecular biology, in particular in industry.

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Toxicology MSc

  • Postgraduate
  • Taught
  • Full time

This programme provides vocational training in the theoretical, clinical and laboratory aspects of toxicology. You will learn about the nature and mechanism of adverse effects of chemicals such as those found in industry, in the household, in agriculture, in medicine and [more...]