Enhance your skill set for specialisation and impactful contributions in the field of biological sciences.

Pursuing a postgraduate degree at Herts will see you studying in our multi-million-pound science building with specialist equipment, simulation and learning spaces. A world-leading research environment where you will thrive.

Benefit from our flexible postgraduate courses where you will develop specialist knowledge and significant practical laboratory skills, including a laboratory-based research project. Our expert staff and innovative speakers from academia and industry will inspire you and help you reach your professional goals.

Herts graduates are consistently sought after and are able to take advantage of our strong industry links with leading local employers such as GSK and Astra Zeneca. Such connections will enhance your employment prospects and have benefitted previous graduates who have gone on to take up roles as research scientists, senior managers, scientific officers and more, across a wide range of industries.

Why choose Herts?

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2nd in the uk

Overall –  Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES, Advance HE, 2023)

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World-leading research

We're ranked in the top 25% of all UK universities for research impact (Research Excellence Framework, 2021)