MRes (Biological Sciences)

Take the next step in your career and study MRes (Biological Sciences) at Derby.

Underpin your existing knowledge in a professional environment

The MRes Biological Sciences programme develops the key skills you will need for a research career, and allows you to put these into practice when you develop and conduct your own research project.

Why choose to study MRes (Biological Sciences) at Derby?

Our MRes Biological Sciences course has been designed to:

  • Provide you with an excellent opportunity to plan, execute and critically analyse your research to become a confident and independent research scientist.
  • To help you to establish a research career in biological sciences the course presents you with the opportunity to undertake your own original research within your chosen subject area.
  • You will propose, develop and conduct a research project which will provide you with invaluable experience and insight into how research is conducted.
  • Throughout the course you'll be supported by our excellent team who are internationally recognised researchers with outstanding learning and teaching credentials. You'll also have the opportunity to work alongside external organisations including Royal Derby Hospital, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust, Wild-Derby, health care providers and a range of ecological consultants.

After completing this MRes in Biological Sciences, you’ll be in a greater position to secure a career within the field and put yourself ahead of your peers. This course will provide you with excellent preparation for further study towards a PhD. Other career opportunities include a research associate, analytical consultant, scientific writer, laboratory manager or senior scientific advisor.

Join us at an Open Day

Book your place at our next Open Day - this will give you the opportunity to attend subject talks, tour the University and speak to both the teaching team and current students of our MRes Biological Sciences course.