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Why study a Taught Master's Degree at Warwick?

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Enhance your Employability

You'll develop specialist skills for your future career, or to enhance your current career, through taught modules, dissertations, projects and additional opportunities. Choose from a range of Master's courses, including those with modules taught by staff from Warwick's renowned Business School.

Transferable skills are vital to employers and we will give you a structured format to acquire skills in research techniques and management, personal effectiveness, communication, networking and team working, and career management.

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High Quality Teaching and Learning Facilities

You'll be taught in dedicated lecture rooms and have access to a variety of work spaces. Our facilities include 120 iMacs for bioinformatics and computational skills teaching and a range of bio-analytical technology resources. You'll also benefit from the BioMed Grid, an informal learning space for individuals and groups tailored to Biological Sciences and Medical students.

The University of Warwick is ranked 8th in Europe in the new Times Higher Education (THE) Europe Teaching Rankings 2019.

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Be Taught by Internationally Recognised Scientists

You'll be taught by expert scientists who undertake research in solving major global challenges in areas such as food security, disease control, bioenergy, systems biology, neurobiology and climate change. Also, external professional experts teach on selected modules giving a vital extra dimension to your teaching experience.

According to the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (2018) 100% of our students said that "staff are enthusiastic about what they are teaching" and 96% said that "as a result of the course I am more confident about independent learning".

Careers and Development

In addition to School of Life Sciences careers events, our Student Opportunity: Careers team will support you in developing your research skills and abilities related to your chosen industry. The workshops, events support and resources available to you through the Master's Skills Programme will help you to get in touch with the wider community while improving your skills and translating your skill set to the job market.

Our dedicated placement officer can help you explore opportunities to secure a work or project placement.

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Vibrant Postgraduate Community

The Postgraduate Hub is a dedicated space for taught postgraduate students. There is tailored support available on all aspects of postgraduate life, providing the environment, facilities, peer and staff support you need to succeed as a postgraduate student. The Hub also hosts social events, providing the ideal opportunity to meet and make friends with your colleagues.

Coventry has been named the 47th Best Student City in the world and 5th in the UK (QS 2019).

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Language Support

We provide specialised English classes for our international students. All students are also given a personal mentor for further language support and preparation for assessments. International students can also choose to attend pre-sessional English courses to help prepare prior to the start of the course.

Warwick has been ranked 21st in the world for International Outlook (Times Higher Education, 2019).