MSc Biomedical Sciences Research
This programme brings together expertise from across many subject areas in the biomedical sciences to provide you with training in several key areas of current research interests. The programme focuses on experimental science and is research informed. It will provide you with practical laboratory-based experience with access to specialist techniques in state-of-the-art facilities.
You will choose optional units and a literary project, and complete a research project within the biomedical sciences.
The skills you can develop during this programme include presentation skills, report-writing skills and work-planning skills. Several students have contributed to published papers and many go on to study at PhD level. Others have taken a wide range of career pathways, including research in industry, teaching and medical training.
The programme currently includes a core skills unit, optional units, a literary project, project proposal and research project.
Visit our programme catalogue for full details of the structure and unit content for our MSc in Biomedical Sciences Research.
An upper second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in Biomedical Sciences, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Life Sciences, Chemistry, Physics or similar. Applicants who graduated over 5 years ago, or those with a lower second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) may be considered if they have relevant practical experience.
See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.
Read the programme admissions statement for important information on entry requirements, the application process and supporting documents required.
If English is not your first language, you will need to reach the requirements outlined in our profile level B.
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.
Fees and funding
- UK: full-time
- £12,600 per year
- Overseas: full-time
- £24,700 per year
Fees are subject to an annual review. For programmes that last longer than one year, please budget for up to an 8% increase in fees each year.
More about tuition fees, living costs and financial support.
£2000. Further information about bench fees can be found on our webpages. Confirmation of bench fees will be stated in the offer letter sent to applicants.
University of Bristol students and graduates can benefit from a 25% reduction in tuition fees for postgraduate study. Check your eligibility for an alumni discount.
Funding for 2023/24
Further information on funding for prospective UK and international postgraduate students.
Many of our students have gone on to PhD-level studies at the University of Bristol or another leading university. Others have gone on to research assistantships, medicine, teacher training, biomedical scientist training or non-scientific careers, such as consulting or accountancy.
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