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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

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.

Tuition fees

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£ 23,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 100 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    199 90%

    3rd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    47th

    8
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    44th

    19

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