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Biomedical Sciences 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

Biomedical Sciences

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Crucial for clinical diagnosis of diseases and appropriate treatment of patients, Biomedical Science is vital to the operation of the NHS and related health industries. Largely based on individual research projects rather than coursework, the MRes allows you to specialise in a particular area of study. Especially useful if you want to proceed to a PhD.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • Accredited by the Royal Society of Biology for the purpose of meeting, in part, the academic and experience requirement for the Membership and Chartered Biologist (CBiol).
  • The aim of this programme is to complete two different extensive research projects of your choice allowing you to acquire a wide range of knowledge and skills directly relevant to the study of human disease.
  • Receive excellent training in a wide range of modern molecular biology techniques required to enter the pharmaceutical / biotechnology industries or to pursue a career in research.
  • Experience the opportunity to specialise in a particular discipline or area.
  • Gain valuable practical research experience to complete two extensive research projects.
  • If you are aiming to study for a higher biomedical science degree, this programme is designed for you.
  • The Mres is also an ideal introduction for overseas students who may wish to proceed to PhD biomedical science studies in the UK.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Equipped with knowledge, understanding and practical skills, progress your career as a Biomedical Scientist or as a basis to pursue a PhD within the life sciences or medical sciences.

Previous students have gained employment within:

  • PhD positions
  • Contract Research Organisations
  • Clinical Sciences
  • Research Development Management
  • Medical Writing
  • Pharmaceutical and Biotechnical Industries.

Modules

This course aims to improve student skills in oral presentation skills to enable effective presentation of scientific research and be able to construct a presentation.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£9,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£23,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A second class Honours degree or equivalent (eg GPA of 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject. Professional experience may be taken into account.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more