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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 7.01k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 22.6k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English

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    Key facts

    * MSc: 12 months full-time; up to 36 months part-time
    * PgDip 9 months full-time;

    Why Glasgow

    * You will undertake research projects in laboratories that have excellent facilities and equipment for research and work with scientists who are leaders in their field and publish in top journals
    * Depending on the projects you undertake, you may acquire skills, for example, in transcriptome analysis, plant and cell imaging, proteomics or biochemistry.

    This programme consists of two 20-week research projects and two taught advanced courses, normally in plant molecular biology and plant biotechnology.

    The main part of the degree is the two extensive research projects, which are based in the laboratories of Plant Science Group staff. Projects will be selected through discussion with individual staff members and will be focused on their areas of research. The projects are chosen to reflect students' interests and the skills they wish to acquire and are of sufficient duration to enable real scientific progress to be made.



    Program requirements

    A second class Honours degree or equivalent (eg GPA of 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject. Professional experience may be taken into account.Applicants should have taken courses in plant biology with molecular biology, cell biology, genetics and/or biochemistry.International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses. Further information regarding academic entry requirements:student.recruitment@glasgow.ac.uk English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5 CAE score: (read more) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever. 75 (Grade B) TOEFL iBT® test: 92 IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.
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