Biomedical scientists work at the cutting edge of research and medicine, helping to solve some of the most threatening diseases and conditions facing mankind. St George’s boasts a renowned heritage in this field, constantly developing new and innovative solutions to enhance diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of numerous diseases. Edward Jenner, the ‘father of immunology’ who successfully performed the first vaccination against smallpox, was based at St George’s. More recently, our research has included a focus on tuberculosis, malaria, and HIV in low and middle-income countries. This compelling course enables you to continue that pioneering work. It will provide you with the skills, knowledge, and experience for a rewarding career in biomedical science or to progress on to a fulfilling research degree such as a PhD. You can look forward to working directly alongside high-calibre researchers who are leading and respected experts in their fields. You will also learn numerous, valuable transferable skills including; critical appraisal, problem-solving, research techniques, utilising large data, numeracy, and presenting skills.
On the Infection and Immunity pathway you will be taught the essentials of conducting high quality research through a range of core modules, and will gain a detailed knowledge of infection and immunity before undertaking your research project. The MRes is made up of 180 credits. All modules are compulsory, and will equip you with the skills and knowledge to conduct high quality research. Core modules Research methods Statistics Research project planning and management Research project Specialist module – Infection and Immunity
How to apply
You can find extensive information about the support St George's provides for International students on our website: https://www.sgul.ac.uk/study/offer-holders/international-student-support. This includes guidance on the visa application process, preparing for your studies, enrolment, support during your studies, and English language requirements.
You should have or be expected to achieve, a minimum of a second class degree (2:2). For healthcare graduates, a pass is required. All degrees must be awarded before 1st August on the year of entry. We welcome applications from individuals from a range of backgrounds, including humanities, science and healthcare. We may invite you to interview if are unable to make a decision directly from your application. If you are invited for an interview you will be asked to write a short paper (no more than half a page) on a subject associated with biomedical research. Alternative professional qualifications, or previous related experience, may be considered and we encourage you to apply.
English language requirements
Please find extensive information about our English language requirements on our website.
English Language Requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£14000||Whole course|
Additional fee information
Information on our PG Scholarships can be found on our website: https://www.sgul.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-study/postgraduate-scholarships
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