Biotechnology MSc

  • Programme duration: Full-time: 12 months   Part-time: 24 months
  • Programme start: September 2023
  • Entry requirements: Normally, at least a 2.1 Honours degree in a Biological Sciences subject or equivalent. Candidates must have a scientific background acceptable to the Programme Director.
Advanced Biological Sciences mres

Applying

This programme is suitable for students wishing to intercalate.

Internal candidates:

If you’re a student already enrolled in the Liverpool School of Medicine, you should submit your application via email to Dr Fabia Allen.

You should also declare your interest to the Intercalation Team who will then guide you through the internal application process.

Please do not apply using the online form.

External students:

If you are based at another institution, please contact your university team to start the steps to suspend your studies in order to intercalate.  You can then apply following the instructions below, along with all other candidates.

All other candidates:

You should apply for a postgraduate taught programme online.

When you have completed the application form you should either submit it online or email it together with hard copies or scans of the following supporting documentation, unless stated otherwise above:

  • School or college transcripts/certificates
  • University transcripts and certified translations if applicable
  • Degree certificates
  • Evidence of English Language proficiency (EU and international applicants only)
  • Personal statement

NB: We would advise that photocopies and scanned documents are acceptable at application stage. However, originals will be required should your application be successful

If you are unable to apply online, you can apply by downloading a copy of the relevant Postgraduate Application Form and returning it to us by email via one of the following email addresses;

UK applications: pguk@liverpool.ac.uk

International and EU applications: pgosi@liverpool.ac.uk

Acknowledgement of your application

The Postgraduate Admissions Team will acknowledge receipt of your application and will pass it to the Programme Director and/or appropriate academic department(s) for consideration.

Students with disabilities

We welcome applications from students with disabilities and consider them on the same academic grounds as those of other students. If you have a disability, medical condition and/or support needs it is important that you inform the University so that you receive appropriate support. To discuss your situation or to obtain a copy of the University’s booklet, “A guide to support and services for students with disabilities,” please contact a member of the Disability Advice and Guidance Team on T:+44 (0)151 794 4714 / 6676 or at disteam@liverpool.ac.uk.

Admissions policy

Full details of the admissions procedures for taught programmes may be found in the University's Postgraduate Taught Admissions Policy, which is available on our Postgraduate Taught Policy page.

International students

Please note, it is a mandatory requirement for some postgraduate applicants, who need Entry Clearance to study in the UK, to have an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate. It is your responsibility to check if this scheme applies to you. See our ATAS page for more information.

Representatives overseas

In some countries the University works with local representatives who can provide more information and help you with the application process.  For further details, please visit our International pages.

Deadlines

Applicants are encouraged to apply in good time, particularly if you require visas or have special requirements.