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Comparative Genomics MRes

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

FEB-21

Key information
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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Genetics

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Research overview

Masters by Research (MRes) programmes allow students to undertake a substantial amount of independent research while gaining 20 credits of transferable skills training. The programmes are flexible in nature and allow students to take some additional accredited taught credits, in consultation with their supervisor.

With whole genome sequences being available for numerous organisms across all kingdoms of life, numerous questions concerning genome evolution to gene function, phylogenetic relationships to genetic and metabolic networks, genotype to phenotype of complex traits, can be addressed through comparative genomics. Bioinformatic analysis of related genomes leads to testable hypotheses. Research available covers all of these areas and will use our expertise and resources on genome sequences to yeasts and fungi.

Career Prospects and Employability

Those who take up a postgraduate research opportunity with us will not only receive support in terms of close contact with supervisors and specific training related to your area of research, you will also benefit from dedicated careers advice from our Careers and Employability Service.

Our Careers and Employability Service offers a range of services including advice sessions, employer events, recruitment fairs and skills workshops – and once you have graduated, you will have access to the service for life.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£10,800

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

International fees will be charged as follows, depending on the nature of your project: £18,420, £23,760, £26,250 or £35,220.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a 2:2 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject.