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Cardiac and Vascular Medicine MRes

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1 year

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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Medicine (General) Cardiology

Course type


Course Summary

For the British Heart Foundation 4 year MRes/PhD (comprised of this 1 year full-time MRes in Cardiac & Vascular Medicine, leading to a 3 year PhD) applicants apply using the application button here on the QMUL website but please indicate on your application form under the Funding section (page 6) that you are applying for funding under ‘WHRI/BHF’.

This programme will:

  • provide state-of-the-art practical training in modern molecular and cellular pharmacological techniques alongside their application to in vivo methods of pharmacological investigation of cardiac and vascular inflammatory disease mechanisms.
  • offer the latest practical training in modern molecular and cellular pharmacological techniques
  • deliver scientists adept in the crucial skill set needed for successful careers in UK Life Sciences, especially deeper phenotyping in cardiac and vascular inflammation research (e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, atherosclerosis, pulmonary hypertension, hypertension, arrhythmia, nephrology or cancer).
  • provide a springboard for those individuals wishing to a PhD in this field of research.


  • New £25m William Harvey Heart Centre
  • Recent £700K investment in establishing 150m2 of new WHRI state-of-the-art in vivo confocal imaging capabilities
  • Video conferencing facilities to major international in vivo centres that will be used to complement our seminar programme
  • Our new Graduate Centre: purpose-built study spaces and a roof-top common room with a terrace

Career paths

Graduation from this course allows you to apply your knowledge directly to the field and work in research-focused positions or further study. Those who are considering a PhD are encouraged to consider applying directly to the British Heart Foundation four year MRes/PhD.


Inflammation: Cellular and Vascular Aspects - Core
Research Project - Core

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Entry requirements

Students need to have a 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in Biomedical Science or a related discipline.

University information

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is an internationally regarded public research institution based in London. It has a long history, dating back over 230 years, and is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of universities. QMUL has five campuses in the city of London and an international network of satellite campuses in China, Malta and Paris. There is a population of around 16,000 students at the London campuses and more than 32,000...more

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