401–500 th
World University Rankings 2021
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2020
126-150 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, Avon, BS16 1QY, United Kingdom

Biological Sciences (with Foundation Year) - University of the West of England

MSci Biological Sciences (with Foundation Year) is about the application of biological science to the real world. This master's-level degree is an ideal platform if you’re looking to pursue a research career, develop your communication and presentation skills, or simply delve deeper into the biological sciences. Study in our microbiology or genetics labs. Go on an expedition to Madagascar or a Cuban island. Learn about primate ecology at Bristol Zoo. Discover modern methods and technology, and explore life from the molecular level to the scale of ecosystems. This course offers opportunities to build essential practical experience through placements, internships, fieldwork and residential trips in the UK and abroad. Building on the strengths of our BSc, the fourth year of the course focuses on research and the research process. You’ll apply your academic knowledge to contemporary issues, delve into the areas that most interest you, and expand your career horizons. After qualifying, you can go into graduate-level jobs in a diverse range of organisations. You could pursue careers in biological sciences, working in research and development in the pharmaceutical, healthcare and agrochemical sectors. You could also work in sales, marketing or education, study for a postgraduate qualification or pursue a research career.

  • Qualification
    Master of Science - MSci
  • Study mode
    Full-time including foundation year
  • Duration
    5 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Frenchay Campus,BristolUnited Kingdom