MSc Systems & Synthetic Biology


The following information will give you excellent information on the programme.

Why study Systems and Synthetic Biology?

Our programme is a route into a cutting edge area of biology, supported by world-class research facilities and a cross-disciplinary approach.


Discover the career options that will be available to you and read about the student experience.

Aims and outcomes

We aim to provide you with the critical and practical skills necessary for further research as well as transferable skills suited to a wide range of professional contexts.

How you will be taught

We employ a wide variety of teaching methods, from practical work to discussion groups, on this cross-disciplinary programme.

Open days and visiting

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