Royal Holloway University of London

Royal Holloway University of London

Biological Sciences Graduate Programs


School of Management

Royal Holloway, University of London

Egham, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.Sc.- Biological Sciences Research; M.Sc.- Bioinformatics and Post-Genomic Biology;, Contact department about Doctoral Degrees

Format: Campus

Program Description:

MSc Biological Sciences Research: This programme is ideally suitable both for graduates who would like to undertake original research without committing themselves to a three-year PhD, and to students who want to gain a research-based Masters before embarking on a PhD. There is a minor taught element, with classes covering a wide range of research-related topics. The major element is a research project carried out under supervision. Biological-Sciences/Research/ for detailed information concerning staff expertise and research interests. Enquiries to the Course Director, Dr Paul Bright, ( are welcomed. MSc Computational Biology for Genomics & Proteomics: Taught in collaboration with the Computer Science Department, this programme is suitable for students with either a Biological Science or Computer Science background. It consists of: introductory programming or introductory molecular biology (depending on the student’s background); computer learning; functional genomics; databases; proteomics; computational biology; transferable skills sessions; and a one-term practical project, including a poster and oral presentation.
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