Antibiotics are one of the greatest medical achievements of the 20th century, which have helped save the lives of millions, but overuse and misuse of antibiotics in agriculture and medicine have given rise to a growing number of bacteria with antimicrobial resistance. By 2050, it is estimated that 10 million people worldwide will die per year as a result of being infected with such bacteria. St. George’s is one of the first universities to offer a unique specialist pathway to support important research into antimicrobial resistance. This MRes in Biomedical Science (Antimicrobial Resistance) prepares you for research that will lead to better understanding of the molecular basis and mechanisms of microbial resistance to treatments and ultimately to improvement of drug regimens and combinations that could circumvent resistance.
On the Antimicrobial Resistance 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 antimicrobial resistance 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 - Antimicrobial Resistance
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
|Channel Islands||£15000||Whole course|
|Republic of Ireland||£15000||Whole course|
|Northern Ireland||£15000||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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