MRes Structural Biology

At Birkbeck College | Incorporating the MRC’s Advanced Course Masters Studentships

Overview, course objectives and structure
MRes studentships
Key information for applicants
Lectures and practicals
Research project

Key information for applicants

Course fees

The course is available one-year full-time only. We currently have MRC-funded studentships available.

Full-time (home/EU students) £6,950 per annum *
Full-time (overseas students) £13,950 per annum *
* Rates provided are the course fees for 2013/14

Entry requirements

  • A biological, chemical, computational or physical sciences degree; second class or better.

Time committment

  • The MRes course is a full-time, one-year (all year, not just term time) course with an intense programme of work
  • You should expect to spend at least 40 hours per week on your work
  • Since the Department also has part-time students, our normal working day starts and ends later than in many other universities
  • A typical working day would be 10.00-19.00. On some days you may have evening lectures and practicals that end after 21.00.

How to apply

  • All applicants must complete a postgraduate online application form for Structural Biology (MRes) 2015/2016 entry
  • If you are applying for an MRC-funded studentship please state this in the finance section, which requests details of any scholarships or grants that you are applying for
  • In your statement of support you should include a summary of why you wish to follow this MRes programme.

Contact details

If you have queries about the course please contact the Course Administrator in the first instance.

  • Email

  • Telephone
    +44 (0)20 7079 0798

  • Address
    Room 324a
    Department of Biological Sciences
    University of London
    Malet Street
    London WC1E 7HX
    United Kingdom




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