What will I learn?

Our MSci Developmental Biology course will enable you to achieve an integrated master's degree while you study for a BSc, giving you significant research experience that will be invaluable for a PhD and a career in research.In the first three years of the course, you will learn how the single cell formed at fertilisation forms an embryo and then a fully formed adult organism, covering multiple disciplines including genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, anatomy, physiology and computer modelling.You will also learn how developmental biology is having a significant impact on our understanding of evolution and modern medicine, including the treatment of birth defects, infertility and cancer in humans. Of particular interest is the use of stem cells to engineer replacement tissues and organs, which could revolutionise medicine.In Year 4, you will undertake a major research project in one of the University's more than 200 research labs to achieve your undergraduate master's award.Our course has Advanced Accreditation from the Royal Society of Biology , which recognises academic excellence in the biosciences and highlights degrees that educate the research and development leaders and innovators of the future.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

University Recruitment And Adm,

Oxford Road,

Manchester,

M13 9PL, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Grades AAA. Native language A-levels are accepted. General Studies is normally accepted if one of four A-levels passed in the same sitting. In most circumstances we will expect candidates to complete three A-levels in one sitting to demonstrate the ability to manage a high level and volume of study.Preferred A-level subjects We will consider the subjects you have taken in addition to your individual grades. Due to the popularity of our courses, preference may be given to candidates studying at least one of our preferred subjects. Please use the list below to check our preferred subjects for BSc (Hons) Accounting:Accounting, Business Studies, Economics, English Language/Literature, Geography, Government and Politics, Law, Mathematics/Further Mathematics, Politics, Quantitative Methods and Statistics.Typical Contextual Offer: Grades AAB. Native language A-levels are accepted. General Studies is normally accepted if one of four A-levels passed in the same sitting. In most circumstances we will expect candidates to complete three A-levels in one sitting to demonstrate the ability to manage a high level and volume of study.Preferred A-level subjects We will consider the subjects you have taken in addition to your individual grades. Due to the popularity of our courses, preference may be given to candidates studying at least one of our preferred subjects. Please use the list below to check our preferred subjects for BSc (Hons) Accounting:Accounting, Business Studies, Economics, English Language/Literature, Geography, Government and Politics, Law, Mathematics/Further Mathematics, Politics, Quantitative Methods and Statistics.

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