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Science, Information Technology and Engineering MSc by Research

Science, Information Technology and Engineering MSc by Research

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Full time | Canterbury Christ Church University | 1 year | SEP

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Sports / Movement Science Research Methods (Science)

Course type


Course Summary

Our academics in the fields of science, information technology and engineering are engaged in research across a diverse range of areas from fundamental science to industrial applications. With cutting-edge facilities and working with a rich interdisciplinary community of scientists, technicians and researchers, our PhD students enjoy a vibrant environment in which to develop their ideas and to pursue innovation that has a positive impact at regional, national and international levels.

Recently completed or current PhD student theses: Tools to optimise pig in vitro production: improving sperm morphometrics, oocyte vitrification and embryo culture; Genetic analysis in diverse ecotypes of Arabidopsis thaliana; Understanding the epigenetics of alternative splicing in Arabidopsis thaliana; Natural genetic factors associated with alpha-synuclein pathology in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans; Understanding the shining ramshorn snail, Segmentina nitida: morphology, genetics; Investigating pheromone monitoring for UK moths of conservation interest; Natural variation in lifespan and stress responses in Caenorhabditis elegans; A study of the structure and biological activity of the Eranthis hyemalis type II ribosome inactivating protein; Maternal effects in parasitic nematodes: evidence, relevance and importance; The environmental impact of Crassula helmsii.

Research areas include:

Biomedical Engineering; Advanced Manufacturing and Simulation; Chemical Engineering; Big Data and Artificial Intelligence; Cyber Security and Digital Forensics; Reproductive Biology; Cancer Biology; Plant Molecular Biology; Wildlife Conservation; Molecular Biology.

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Entry requirements

For research level study, we would expect you to have gained a Bachelor/Master’s degree or equivalent from a recognised university.

University information

Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) was first established in 1962 and has, for over 60 years, built an exceptional reputation for the quality of its study programmes. In total there are around 20,000 students enrolled at the university, with a fifth enrolled in a postgraduate qualification. Students study in one of three academic faculties: Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Education Faculty of Medicine, Health and Social...more