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Postgraduate courses in Biological Sciences

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A postgraduate degree enables you to specialise and make an impact in the field of biological sciences. Herts graduates are consistently sought-after and benefit from our strong industry connections with leading local employers such as GSK and Astra Zeneca. We offer a range of flexible postgraduate taught and research programmes that help you develop specialist knowledge and significant practical laboratory skills, including a laboratory-based research project to achieve your professional ambitions.

Why advance in this subject area?

  • You’ll learn in our multi-million-pound science facility with specialist equipment and be inspired by our expert staff and innovative speakers from academia and industry.
  • Be part of a world-leading research environment: 78% of the University’s research has been ranked as world-leading, and the University is ranked in the top 25% of all UK universities for research impact (Research Excellence Framework, 2021).
  • Take advantage of alumni networking opportunities and links with over 1,700 businesses to enhance your employment prospects.

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MSc Cancer Immunotherapy
MSc Cancer Immunotherapy with Advanced Research
MSc Cancer Immunotherapy with Placement
MSc Drug Discovery & Toxicology
MSc Drug Discovery and Toxicology with Advanced Research
MSc Drug Discovery & Toxicology with Placement
MSc Medical Microbiology
MSc Medical Microbiology with Advanced Research
MSc Medical Microbiology with Placement
MSc Molecular Biotechnology
MSc Molecular Biotechnology with Advanced Research
MSc Molecular Biotechnology with Placement
MSc Pharmacovigilance
PgCert Pharmacovigilance
PgDip Pharmacovigilance
MSc Pharmacy Practice
PgDip Pharmacy Practice