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MPhil Molecular Medicine

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Full time | Colchester Campus | 3 years | OCT

Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

OCT

Key information
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Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Medical Specialisations: F-O Molecular Biology

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Research in our School of Life Sciences covers a wide spectrum of biology from genes to ecosystems, and this broad-based structure provides opportunities for developing novel ideas and inter-disciplinary projects. We offer supervision in all areas of staff expertise in molecular medicine. Our research is at the basic-clinical interface and we employ a range of techniques for studying diseases at the molecular and cellular level. We have current projects on cancer and stem cell biology, viruses and infection, basic and reproductive immunology, translational and clinical proteomics, drug design, and genomics and computational biology. Many projects are in collaboration with the NHS and regional hospitals.

As a research student at Essex, you will work at the heart of our internationally acknowledged, well-resourced and well-connected research community. We offer world-class supervision and training opportunities, and encourage you to engage with other researchers, professionals, practitioners and research users, where possible, for example using the generous funding from Proficio to attend conferences and training courses.

Modules

Within our School of Biological Sciences, you must attend two formal supervisory board meetings each year where you submit literature reviews and research reports to the Board members prior to the meeting. At these meetings, such documents are discussed with you and your progress is assessed. Your MPhil thesis is generally completed within two to three years and has a maximum length of 50,000 words.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,103

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£17,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a good honours degree or a Masters degree, or equivalent, in a related subject. A well-developed research proposal is also essential.