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Synthetic Biology MRes

This MRes programme aims to train students in the fast-growing area of synthetic biology to design and build novel artificial biological systems.

We are sorry but this programme is not accepting applications for 2020 entry

Please consider our Biochemical Engineering MSc and Manufacturing and Commercialisation of Stem Cell and Gene Therapies MSc programmes as alternative options or revisit this page in October for further information.

Key information

This MRes programme aims to train students in the fast-growing area of synthetic biology to design and build novel artificial biological systems.

To find out core information about this degree, such as entry requirements, programme length and cost, visit the UCL Graduate Degrees site.

Visit the Graduate Degrees site

Module information 

Core or compulsory module(s)

The MRes in Synthetic Biology is composed of 4 parts; a major research project and 3 taught modules that add up to a total of 180 credits.

Teaching staff

Programme director: Professor John Ward is currently on sabbatical and will return late in 2020). Dr Darren Nesbeth is acting as programme director and admissions tutor, with support from Dr Steffanie Frank.

Lecturers and Teaching Fellows

Details of specific lecturers and teaching fellows can be found on module pages.

Timetable

To illustrate how the course will be taught, you can find live timetable information at timetable.ucl.ac.uk - simply click on 'Degree programme' and enter the desired course title.

Facilities

Visit our Facilities page to find out how our spaces and resources will assist in your learning, or visit the UCL Prospective Students site to find out what's more widely available to students.

Location

All Biochemical Engineering students are based in Bloomsbury, London. Visit our About section to find out more.