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Aston University: Biosciences

Institution Aston University View institution profile
Department School of Life and Health Sciences
Telephone 0121 204 4810
Study type Taught


This course has been designed for students with an undergraduate biosciences degree who want to pursue an exciting and rewarding career as a scientific researcher. It is the ideal blend of skills-based lab work, theory, research, and personal development.

You will gain a high level of specialist knowledge in your chosen field of interest. The main focus of the programme is an extended research project, which takes up much of the year, here you will gain direct experience of working within the collaborative environment of a modern biosciences research laboratory, alongside research active staff from a range of specialist bioscience fields.

Research projects

We offer a wide variety of research projects, designed to reflect the diverse nature of biosciences research conducted at Aston University. For a full list of extended research projects available for 2021 entry please visit our project page.

International students and post-study work visa

Aston University is a diverse, close community and welcomes international students. Students from over 120 different countries choose to study with us every year. Aston is not only a great place to study, based in the centre of Birmingham it’s also a great place to live.

As a University, we welcomed the creation of a new immigration route which will enable international students to remain in the UK for two years after they have completed their studies to find work. The new post-study work visa will apply to international students starting undergraduate and postgraduate courses from 2020. For more information on post-work visas, please see our website.

Masters in Research (MRes)

Aston University

Aston University is a stimulating and enjoyable place to study. We pride ourselves on providing a modern, supportive and multicultural environment and are committed to giving you the opportunity to achieve your full potential. You will learn in a friendly and diverse community in the centre of Birmingham, a vibrant and multicultural city in the heart of the UK.

You will be taught by both academic experts and practitioners who bring a wealth of real world experience into the classroom. There is an emphasis on learning by doing, to ensure that you gain practical experience by applying …

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