University of Warwick

Degree level: Postgraduate

Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research (Taught)

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Course summary

Take the next step in your research career with the University of Warwick. If you are a biologist, a mathematician, a physicist or a chemist interested in biomedical problems, our MSc in Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research (IBR) could be for you. Course overview The MSc in IBR is a vibrant and inclusive scientific community centred on students’ experience and our goal is to prepare you for your next career stage, whether in academia or industry. Designed to be a gateway to a PhD, our IBR MSc programme will equip you with knowledge and skills in both life and physical sciences. Warwick’s multidisciplinary ethos is not only demonstrated by a large choice of modules from physical biology, statistics, imaging, programming and modelling but also by masterclasses on cellular dynamics, microbiology and infection or applied medical technologies. During the year you will have the opportunity to conduct two 12-week research projects in two different disciplines preparing you for your future career.

Course details

Modules

Core modules

  • Frontier Techniques in Biomedical Research
  • Essential and Transferable Research Skills
  • Physical Biology of the Cell
  • Laboratory Project One
  • Laboratory Project Two
Optional Core Modules
  • Statistics for Data Analysis
  • Programming for Biomedical Data Analysis
  • Mathematical Modelling for Biosystems
  • Microscopy and Imaging
  • Mass Spectrometry
  • Molecular Biology: Principles and Techniques
Read more about the core and optional modules on the Medical School's website.

Assessment method

Our ethos is that assessments should reflect real-life situations and be a method to learn and progress. As such, you will be assessed in many different ways, including short reports, dissertation, oral presentations, oral exams, posters and podcasts and more traditional written exams.


Entry requirements

**Minimum requirements** First degree (2:i) or equivalent qualification, in Physical Sciences (Chemistry, Maths, Physics, Stats or Engineering), or Life Sciences (Biology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Sciences) Maths A level or equivalent is strongly recommended. **English language requirements** You can find out more about our English language requirements. This course requires the following: - Band A - IELTS overall score of 6.5, minimum component scores not below 6.0. **International qualifications** We welcome applications from students with other internationally recognised qualifications. For more information, please visit the international entry requirements page. **Additional requirements** There are no additional entry requirements for this course.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Please visit the University of Warwick website for the tuition fees for postgraduate courses: https://warwick.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/funding/fees
Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research at University of Warwick - UCAS