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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Immunology (Microbiology)

Course type

Research

Course Summary

The MRes is a research-based course with a taught component. It provides a springboard into a career that involves a working knowledge of scientific research.

The course is designed for graduates with a BSc in the life sciences or other science disciplines, and for intercalating and fully qualified MBBS or BDS students. It can be taken either as a stand-alone qualification or as an entry route onto a PhD or MD.

What you'll learn

The taught component of the course includes subject-specific content in the area of immunobiology. You have the flexibility to develop your own bespoke course by selecting additional, complementary modules. You will also participate in training in general research principles, and other professional and key skills.

Your project

Your research project comprises the major element of the course. This project will involve 24 weeks of research in an area of immunology or immunobiology under the supervision of an expert academic researcher in the field.

Your development

Your development

Faculty of Medical Sciences Graduate School

Our Medical Sciences Graduate School is dedicated to providing you with information, support and advice throughout your research degree studies. We can help and advise you on a variety of queries relating to your studies, funding or welfare.

Our Research Student Development Programme supports and complements your research whilst developing your professional skills and confidence.

You will make an on-going assessment of your own development and training needs through personal development planning (PDP) in the ePortfolio system. Our organised external events and development programme have been mapped against the Vitae Researcher Development Framework to help you identify how best to meet your training and development needs.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

28-SEP-20

Modules

The purpose of this module is to provide an up-to-date overview and introduction to selected aspects of Immunobiology. The module will comprise a series of lectures on recent developments, with an emphasis on understanding the supportive biological concepts. This module aims to address a major area of current medical research and to provide students with an understanding of the strengths and weakness of both the current subject knowledge in this area and the practical approaches to it. This module is designed to be multi-disciplinary, drawing upon the specialized expertise and research strengths of academic staff drawn from the Faculty of Medical Sciences. It will provide a strong platform for those students aiming to pursue research projects in cellular or molecular immunology.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,800

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£22,800

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in: a life science or related discipline or an MBBS/BDS degree. This programme accepts both medical and dental students wishing to take a master's degree as an intercalation. You will need to have successfully completed your third or fourth year of study. Practical laboratory work experience is desirable, although not essential. The modules you can study may depend on your academic background.