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ResM Biomedical Sciences

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Full time | Plymouth University | 12 months | 01-JAN-22

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

01-JAN-22

Key information
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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Biomedical Sciences

Course type

Research

Course Summary

The biomedical sciences research masters (ResM) degree incorporates taught elements and an extended research phase, including a research project and dissertation. It is suited to a wide range of people with an interest in developing their research skills within healthcare settings.

This could be you if you're: an early and mid-career health professional; a NIHR Integrated Academic Trainee; not yet ready to commence a PhD without further skills acquisition; wishing to gain research skills at masters level.

Key features

  • A bespoke training pathway tailored to the individual needs of each candidate.
  • Modules may be chosen from a variety of existing taught masters programmes and can span disciplines and faculties as appropriate.
  • Personalised expert supervision (you'll be assigned a Director of Studies and an additional supervisor).
  • A combination of taught modules and personal supervision will support you in developing and conducting your extended research project.
  • Credits are determined by the supervisor and candidate depending on previous experience and the requirements of the proposed research project element.

Students taking this award complete a minimum of 40 credits of taught modules up to 120 credits maximum. Taught credits typically include a research methods module, appropriate to discipline, and then further credits directly applicable to the subject area or methodological skills to be acquired. You are assigned a Director of Studies and an additional supervisor. Examination is by thesis and viva voce examination.

Overseas applicants must submit their application 4.5 months prior to the proposed programme start date. For Home/EU applicants the deadline is 2.5 months prior to the proposed programme start date. There are three possible start dates per year, 1 October, 1 January and 1 April.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£4,473

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£17,170

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You'll usually need a 2:1 degree from a UK University or equivalent.

University information

The University of Plymouth’s campus is centrally located within Britain’s Ocean City, perched on the South Westerly coast of Devon in between scenic Cornwall and the historic Dartmoor National Park. The University is renowned for its world leading research; postgraduate students are supported by accomplished and experienced staff who undertake research that is innovative, operates across disciplinary boundaries, and provides outstanding...more

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