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Postgraduate Biology

Let's discover the biology of life on earth together.

Find a course

Our taught Masters courses combine cutting-edge theory with the practical, applied skills you'll need for a wide range of careers in research or industry.

You can build a solid foundation for further study. Our research courses cover the whole spectrum of modern biological disciplines, from field ecology to protein structure, and have an integrated approach to biology, with no barriers between disciplines.

Our taught Masters courses

Or, choose another course.

Our research degrees

We have wide-ranging opportunities for postgraduate research projects, aligned to the work of our academic staff. Find out about our current opportunities.

Why study Biology at York

1st for Overall Satisfaction

in Biosciences of the Russell Group universities included in the National Student Survey 2022

£23m investment

New investment in buildings housing teaching and cutting-edge teaching laboratories

Committed to equality

We were the first university Biology department in Britain to receive an Athena SWAN Gold Award, which recognises our continued commitment to gender equality

Meet us

Come and visit us at an Open Day, explore our campus or chat to our students online. We host a range of events throughout the year including subject-specific events designed especially for people considering postgraduate study.

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