Our Biomedical Sciences MRes provides an advanced understanding of different approaches to research and allows you to develop a critical appreciation of research processes, with extensive training in biomedical research methodology. You will discover how to design and undertake a substantial research project, working closely with our researchers who are leading the development of novel biomedical products and pioneering new approaches to regenerative medicine, and the treatment of cancer, asthma, diabetes and other chronic diseases. You will also be attached to one or more of our research groups enabling you to work alongside postdoctoral and other postgraduate researchers with shared interests. You will develop your lab-based skills using our specialist research facilities, preparing you for employment in industry or further academic study. The research project provides a real intellectual challenge, allows you to demonstrate your creativity and initiative and to understand the relevance of scientific research to industry.
Core modules Research project Evaluating Research in Biosciences Options (choose three) Choose one from: Applied Nucleic Acid Biochemistry Applied Protein Biochemistry Plus two from (or second from above list): Clinical Microbiology in the Post-antimicrobial Era Microbiology, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Remediation Real Time Techniques for In Vitro and In Vivo Monitoring Cancer: Bench to Bedside Regenerative Medicine and Medical Devices Oxidative Stress and Human Disease Ageing: Pathology and Prevention Controversies in Science Understanding Age-related CNS Disorders Omics for Diseases: Theory, Practice and Applications
Degree and experience A 2:1 degree in a relevant subject. Students with a degree that does not fall within this category but who have significant relevant experience, will also be considered. All applicants should provide a full description of any research projects undertaken, relevant work experience and non-academic qualifications. ATAS requirements The JACS code for this course is B900, meaning that students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland will have to apply for an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate before they apply for a visa. Details can be found on the gov.uk website. English language requirements IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each element. Find out more about the other English qualifications that we accept. International students whose language skills do not match the IELTS scores set out here should consider applying for this course through the Extended Masters programme at the university's Language Institute.
Fees and funding
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