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Rank: 200 (TCUG)

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Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/02/01

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This qualification explores some of contemporary science's most pressing issues and develops a wide range of skills associated with postgraduate study. The MSc includes a selection of taught modules to suit your needs and interests. It concludes with a final project module that gives you the opportunity to explore a topic in further depth and undertake a substantial piece of independent research. Key features of the course

  • Flexible study routes and options to suit your personal and professional needs and interests
  • Choose from a range of core science modules and modules in other relevant areas
  • Plan and carry out an in-depth research project in a related specialised area of your choice, and submit a written dissertation (your masters thesis)
  • Develops critical, analytical and research skills, boosting your career or preparing you for further studies at doctoral level


Entry requirements

To study for the MSc in Science you must normally hold a UK honours degree (or equivalent qualification) in science. If you have other study or experience that you believe equips you to take this qualification you can still apply, but must supply evidence of your study or experience. Your case will be referred to our MSc Admissions Panel. Depending on your previous qualifications or experience, some background study may be necessary to registering for this qualification or its constituent modules. If your first degree is not in a science subject, we would normally expect you to have completed at least 60 credits of science at FHEQ level 5, and 60 credits at FHEQ level 6, before you register for F12. For further advice, email the MSc Admissions Panel. Please refer to individual module descriptions to ensure that you are adequately prepared before starting to study for this qualification. You will also need good computing skills and a level of proficiency in the English language that is adequate for study at postgraduate level. If English is not your first language, we strongly recommend that you have achieved an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of at least 7. You can assess your English language skills in relation to your proposed studies by visiting the IELTS website.

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