- Degree: Minimum 2.2 Honours in any discipline
Note: We would normally expect you to have Grade C in GCSE English and Maths.
English Language Requirements:
- Overall IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in Writing and Speaking; minimum 5.5 in Reading and Listening (or recognised equivalent).
The groundwork for your project/dissertation will be laid by the taught Research Skills module, which includes generic techniques of data analysis and presentation, literature searching and a study of statistics.
When it comes to deciding on your area of speciality within the optional modules, you have a huge choice.
We offer a mixture of topics, many of which are designed to enhance your research skills.
You can cover specific research techniques such as Designing and Implementing Survey Research, or you may choose to follow areas of specific interest within the bioscience field such as toxicology, medical microbiology and bioinformatics.
To gain a Postgraduate Certificate, you will need to complete the Essential Research Skills module and an optional module.
The course as a whole will equip you with the knowledge and skills to carry our independent research effectively.
You will also learn about the standards and requirements research entails, and how to maximise its impact and effectiveness.