StudyLink logo
Students on a university campus

Masters in Biology in the UK

Study Biology Masters Programmes

The study of living organisms, biology covers a wide range of topics. These topics include humans, animals, plants, as well as the world in which they are contained. The science of biology helps us to understand how we have developed over the years, and how our habitat has adapted with the human race.

Study in the UK

The UK is a popular destination for international students who want to study abroad. With a wide range of universities offering a variety of courses, there are so many opportunities that students might not be able to find elsewhere. Each university will pride itself on offering high quality education from leading teaching professionals. A qualification gained in the UK will be well regarded across the globe, making an education in the UK a great investment in your future. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in the UK, around 17 of which are consistently appearing in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings.

Masters in Biology in the UK in 2024

Highlighted course

PGCE Secondary (Science with Biology) PGCE

Bishop Grosseteste University United Kingdom

Find out more

Conservation Biology MSc

University of Derby United Kingdom

Find out more

Cell Biology MSc

University of Kent United Kingdom

Find out more See all matching courses

Biological Sciences MPhil, PhD

Swansea University United Kingdom

Find out more See all matching courses

Psychological Sciences (Conversion) MSc

Brunel University London, Online Programmes United Kingdom

Find out more

Anthropology of Food MA

SOAS University of London United Kingdom

Find out more

Molecular Biology MSc

Coventry University United Kingdom

Find out more

Synthetic Biology MRes

University College London (UCL) United Kingdom

Find out more See all matching courses
See more Masters in Biology in the UK

Want to see undergraduate courses? See undergraduate degrees in Biology in the UK

Don't meet the entry requirements for these courses? Learn more about pathway programme options.

Learn more about Biology courses in our detailed subject guide.

Sign up to

Sign up to, the home of quality study abroad advice.

Sign up now
Students with books and test tubes

International study advice

Find out more about the range of subjects that you can study at institutions around the world with our subject guides.

World map on a blackboard
Deciding to study abroad: The first steps

Read StudyLink's suggestions on your first steps when deciding where to study abroad, with helpful tips to make your decision easier.

Students throwing hats
What is a Pre-Masters?

International students finding it difficult to meet conditions of eligibility criteria can choose to enrol in pre-masters courses before applying for a masters degree programme.

Students reading a book
English Language Testing for International Students

Find out more about English language tests, your options and what is required as an overseas student.

Teacher at a whiteboard
How will studying abroad help your career prospects?

Read more about studying abroad, and how it can boost your future career prospects.

See more international study advice