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Life Sciences Msc (by Research)

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Life Sciences

Course type


Course Summary

Depending upon training needs, a student may take approved credited taught courses throughout this period. Following the research period, students will write a thesis (under the supervision of the principle investigator), presenting data and analysis for the degree examination.

Our overarching aim is to provide a research training environment that includes: provision of excellent facilities and cutting edge techniques; training in essential research and generic skills; excellence in supervision and mentoring; interactive discussion groups and seminars; an atmosphere that fosters critical cultural policy and research analysis.

Different course options

Full time | University of Glasgow | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need a Awarded or expected First-class or Second-class Honours BSc degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more