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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Queen Mary University of London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

From studying the fundamental processes that lead to diseases such as cancer, to helping overcome drug-resistant microbial infections, biomedical scientists play a vital role in society. Do this course and be part of the teams understanding the causes, diagnosis and treatment of human disease and help heal and improve lives.

  • Come away with the necessary skills for a research career in biomedical research or a related discipline.
  • Receive training in state-of-the art technologies and the latest theory in the fields of cell and molecular biology, structural biology and precision medicine.
  • Experience cutting-edge laboratory-based research in our modern labs and become embedded in an active research group within Queen Mary.
  • Be taught by experts in the field at one of the UK’s leading research-intensive medical schools and the School of Biological and Behavioural Sciences.
  • Choose from a huge spectrum of research topics within multiple institutes and centres for your research project.

This multifaceted programme builds the knowledge and skills needed to kick-start your career in biomedical research or a related discipline. Teaching is jointly delivered by experts in the Biochemistry Department at the School of Biological and Behavioural Sciences and Barts Cancer Institute at School of Medicine and Dentistry and will cover research areas such as chromosome biology, ageing, microbiology, structural biology and cancer biology.

You will receive training in state-of-the art technologies and the latest theory in the fields of cell and molecular biology, structural biology and precision medicine. These include: Cell and molecular biology techniques; fluorescence imaging; protein production and analysis including structural biology; data processing; as well as other techniques used by biomedical scientists.

This training in a wide range of techniques, along with the substantial research project will allow you to build up a substantial portfolio of experimental skills and thereby tackle more extended research and development projects with increased confidence. You’ll study how to critically appraise published research, and carry out a piece of original research. This will be a great preparation for a PhD or for moving into industry, academia, and research & development.

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University information

Queen Mary University of London

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary students enjoy the security and friendliness of campus in a famous city, with guaranteed accommodation for all first-year undergraduates in Year 1.
Queen Mary is a truly global university. It has students and staff from over 160 countries, and has sites in London, China, Malta and Paris.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    27th out of 73 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 225
    146 66%

    21st

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    32nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    53rd

    17

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