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Musculoskeletal Ageing MRes

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Geriatric Medical Studies Neuroscience / Neurobiology Age Studies

Course type

Research

Course Summary

The Centre for Integrated research into Musculoskeletal Ageing (CIMA) 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 students with a BSc in the life sciences or another science discipline. It is also for intercalating and qualified MBBS or BDS students. You can study the course 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 musculoskeletal ageing specific content. This content is delivered as a series of e-learning modules provided by Newcastle University and also the CIMA partner universities of Liverpool and Sheffield. You will also receive training in general research principles and in professional and key skills.

You will also receive:

training in general research principles
training in professional and key skills
peer mentoring from current CIMA PhD students.

Modules

The aim of the module is to provide students with one aspect of research training in the area of muscle ageing in the integrated musculoskeletal system; develop creative and critical thinking in scientific approaches to current issues in muscle ageing in the integrated musculoskeletal system; the knowledge to have a first attempt at drafting an MRC grant proposal and orally presenting this proposal; an opportunity to experience peer review, both as a reviewer and a reviewee.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

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.

University information

Newcastle University is a world-leading university, advancing knowledge, providing creative solutions and solving global problems. The university is a founding member of the prestigious Russell Group, one of 24 leading research-intensive UK universities. In recent years, Newcastle University has developed a presence in two similarly vibrant and globally-connected locations – Singapore and Malaysia. These provide both a global identity and...more