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.


Kathryn Zuiderduin (past student) "The course was a hugely rewarding experience..."

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

Bioinformatics MSc/Diploma/Certificate

Designed to prepare you to interact with the world’s most advanced biological and clinical datasets - this programme will prepare you for careers, or further graduate work, in the omics-enabled biosciences.

AI and Data Science Masters Scholarships

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Microbiology and Infection MSc

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

Practical skills will include sessions on fermentation, molecular biology, functional genetics and genomics, cell biology and protein chemistry, and you will go on to complete a major, supervised laboratory or computer-based research project.

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Toxicology MSc

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 those [more...]