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Plant and Microbial Biology

Our MRes in Plant and Microbial Biology provides a unique opportunity to learn from research leaders investigating topics such as global food security, the impact on plants of climate change and plant-microbe interactions.

Research ranges from molecules to whole organisms, ecosystems and global systems.

Entry requirements

Master of Research - MRes: A 1st or a 2.1 in a biology-related subject. Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: advanced trends in biology; advanced biological analysis; research and study skills in biology; tutorials; literature review; research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: coursework and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2018 1 1 Years

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