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MSc (Res) in Biology: Biomedical Sciences

The MSc(Res) in Biology degree in the biomedical sciences is a 12-month, research-only degree, in which you will undertake a supervised research project in the area of biomedical sciences.

You will be based in the interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences Research Complex (BSRC), based at the North Haugh science campus in St Andrews.

The MSc (Res) is examined by a 30,000-word research thesis.

Skills training

In addition to the project-specific training that you will receive during your degree, MSc (Res) students will also have access to a wide range of training in transferable skills through the University's GRADskills programme.

Specific postgraduate programmes run within the School of Biology may also offer additional training, for instance in statistical, bioinformatics or molecular techniques.


Research projects