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Postgraduate research

As a postgraduate research student in Biosciences, you will be part of a thriving community, benefiting from quality research-led teaching and supervision, as well as access to outstanding facilities.

Our degrees are available for full-time or part-time study, with start dates in September, January or April.

Why choose Biosciences at Exeter?

Supervision: What you can expect

  • High-quality research supervision to develop and nurture your potential
  • A tailored supervision approach to help best suit your requirements
  • Accessible supervisors who are enthusiastic about working directly with postgraduate research students
  • Regular timetabled meetings with your supervisor
  • 'Open door' policy to all postgraduate students - instant access to world-leading researchers who will share their expertise and ideas with you
  • Regular meetings with your supervisory team, other members of your research group, and mentors

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View our research themes to find out more about our research and find a potential supervisor for your project.

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