The Biosciences MRes is designed to offer participants from the agrifood industry a highly flexible programme that can be tailored to individual training needs, to enable professionals working in the agrifood sector to undertake high level, structured, continuing professional development.
Course modules are available across the AFTP's five research and training themes. Participants are able to select from a wide range of modules to tailor-make a programme that fits their personal interest and professional requirements.
This programme offers a sound foundation for professional development on which to build your future success. It has been designed to suit your personal and professional situation,with a research project that is based on your workbased situation and professional interests.
You will have the opportunity to:
Completing this course results in a postgraduate qualification. See Our Qualifications for more information.
Typically 3-4 years (Part time)
Candidates will require a first degree (minimum of second class) in a science subject to enrol directly. Alternatively, they can first complete the PGDip with Statistics and Experimental Design for Bioscientists.
Fees will vary depending on the course modules chosen
This programme has been designed with maximum flexibility in mind: you study part-time and follow a modular structure which allows you to progress at a rate to suit your own personal and professional situation.
You can enrol on individual modules or pursue a route leading to the award of certificate, diploma or masters in Agrifood. It is envisaged that most participants will start with one module and then decide whether they wish to complete further study and discuss these options with the course leader. Depending on which qualification you choose this may be up to maximum of four years.
Following acceptance on to the course, each participantt will have the opportunity to discuss their individual needs with members of the course team resulting in an agreed plan of study. All participants will be allocated a personal tutor who will provide academic and pastoral support throughout the course. Information on University provisions for student support will be given to each participant.
AgriFood Training Partnership
The University of Reading
PO Box 226, Whiteknights
Reading RG6 6AP
T. +44 (0)330 333 4530