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 which should include at least one science subject. Practical skills are a crucial part of science education and therefore there will be a requirement to pass the practical element of any science A Level taken.Where applicants are applying for science and related degrees, this is likely to be made explicit in the offers you will receive Typical Contextual Offer: Grades AAB which should include at least one science subject. If any of your science A levels include a separate practical component, you must also achieve a Pass in this component.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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