MRes Biosciences Research Programme

Application Dates
Course Overview
Type
Masters (Research)
Tuition Fees
Molecular: RM 60,000/ Year; Non-molecular: RM 49,100/ Year
Duration
1-2 years full-time; 2-4 years part-time
Eligibility
Prior Study
Masters degree
Study Field

About

We offer high-quality doctoral training to postgraduate students who wish to pursue an MPhil, MRes or PhD. As an independent research student, you will work under a supervisor who will assist you in your research, thesis design and scientific outputs.

Faculties, Schools & Departments

School of Biosciences

Our current broader research themes include:

  • biopharming and natural products
  • biotechnology and genomics
  • crop physiology and crop management
  • environmental microbiology
  • food technology and postharvest biotechnology
  • food microbiology and food safety
  • horticulture
  • medical and pharmaceutical biotechnology
  • nutritional science
  • sustainable oil palm for upstream and downstream industry

If you are interested in applying, we would recommend that you familiarise yourself with our research areas and staff expertise and then contact us to discuss your research project proposal with the relevant supervisor in the first instance.

Entry Requirements:

At least a second class honours degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant discipline. Non-UK qualifications will be assessed against this standard.

English language requirements:

  • IELTS: 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each element)
  • TOEFL (iBT): 79 (minimum 17 in Writing and Listening, 18 in Reading, 20 in Speaking)
  • PTE (Academic): 55 (with no less than 51 in each element)
  • MUET: Band 3

Intake Months

February, April, July & September