Frontiers of Biomedicine: postponed

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, and we are postponing our training programmes until 2021.

Student Maureen pictured using a microscope in the lab.

Advanced training in Biological Sciences at the University of Leeds

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Fees and funding

Programme fee: £750 per week payable to the University of Leeds prior to the course starting.  This fee includes tuition costs, consumables for the practical sessions and lunch during the teaching day. It does not include costs for accommodation or any living expenses.

If you decide to go into postgraduate study at Leeds, we offer a generous range of scholarships to UK, EU and international students. Visit our scholarships page to find out more about the range of scholarships we have to offer to students considering a Masters degree in Biological Sciences.

Entry requirements

These courses are designed for life scientists and medical scientists who would like to build practical and research skills at Masters level. If you are considering pursuing Masters or PhD training or are in employment and would like to expand your practical skills set as continuing professional development, then these courses are suitable for you.

  • A degree in a life sciences, or medical sciences or medicine.

  • Students in the final year of a life sciences degree or  medical sciences degree or at upper levels of a medical degree.

  • Engineering students are also eligible to apply for the Neurobioengineering unit.

English language requirements

IELTS 5.5 overall, with no less than 5.0 in any component. For other English qualifications, read English language equivalent qualifications.

How to apply

Applications for 2020 are now open!

All applications for the Advanced Training Programmes must be made online. The application deadline for the Advanced Training Programmes is 4pm on May 6 2020.

We recommend that you apply as soon as possible as enrolment is limited and allocated on a first-come first-served basis. Applying early also means you are more likely to secure a place on your first choice of course as popular subjects are likely to fill up quickly.

Submit your application.

Read about visas, immigration and other information in International students.

If you’re unsure about the application process, contact or +44 (0) 113 343 3021.


Once your place is confirmed, you may wish to download this helpful guide to find some suitable accommodation. These will include private student halls, B&Bs and hotels.

Get in touch

For more information please contact or +44 (0) 113 343 3021