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Master's programmes

At Reading, you can take your expertise in the Biological Sciences to a higher level. We offer a range of master's degrees which are ideal for making you stand out to employers or acting as a bridge to doctoral study.

We offer master's degrees which cover many of the disciplines within Biological Sciences.

Student performing biomedical researchMSC BY RESEARCH BIOMEDICINE

Gain the practical skills and knowledge to launch a career as a biomedical researcher.

Combining taught modules and original research, this course gives you the opportunity to learn the key techniques for discovery in the biomedical field as well as transferable skills such as project management.

MSC BY RESEARCH ENTOMOLOGYMRes Entomology Wasp

Gain expertise about the world of insects, from identification to insect-related issues facing society.

Working primarily in the field and the lab, you will learn important identification and quantification methods. We partner with several industry-leading organisations to make this course excellent preparation for a career.

molecular medicineMSc Molecular Medicine

Learn the research and theoretical skills needed for a career in molecular medicine.

This course allows you, through specialist modules, to gain expertise in different areas in molecular medicine including endocrinology, platelet biology and cancer metastasis. You will learn through a blend of taught theoretical modules and your own original research project.

 

Controlled Environment - plantsMSc Plant Diversity 

Learn the skills to survey, assess, sustain and conserve plant life.

Working in the field, our purpose-built labs and our internationally recognised herbarium, you will gain the practical and theoretical skills for a career in plant science.

Applied Ecology and ConservationMSc Species Identification and Survey Skills

Learn important skills for a career in ecology, conservation and consultancy.

Teaching industry-critical ecology and ecological surveying techniques, this course will give you everything you need to work in the competitive conservation sector - graduates of this course have a 100% employment rate (DLHE 2016). This is a highly practical course, with maximum focus on gaining practical experience.

MSC Wildlife Management - Current Issues in ConservationMSc Wildlife management and Conservation

This practical course gives you the chance to carry out conservation in the field, learning and gaining hands-on experience which will give you an edge in your career. This course is supported by leading conservation organisations including the RSPB, WWT, GWCT, HCT,MCS and Wildlife Conservation Trusts.

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