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  • Qualification

    MMedSci - Master of Medical Science

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    NOV

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

In response to the global epidemic in obesity and diabetes the University of Glasgow has developed this MSc in Diabetes. To address the immense challenge presented by this disease, it is essential that the researchers and medical practitioners of tomorrow understand the cutting edge advances and technologies to tackle diabetes.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • Utilize state-of-the-art research facilities to study obesity, metabolic disease and diabetes from the whole body to the molecular level and you will undertake a research project/dissertation in these areas.
  • With a focus entirely on research rather than health care management, you will be taught by clinicians and scientists known for their world-class research.
  • The University of Glasgow is expert in establishing disease-specific bioresources linked with routinely-acquired anonymised data from the National Health Service in Scotland and UK Biobank.
  • The collective expertise within the Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences spans a full range from molecular and biomarker/ “-omic” techniques through clinical investigation to population-level epidemiology, clinical trials and cardiovascular endpoint adjudication.
  • An ideal degree for those aspiring to build their future career in diabetes whether in the fields of basic research, medical practice, pharmaceutical industry, public health or nutrition.
  • We aim to provide excellent research training to inspire and provide you with the confidence to join the global research effort in tackling diabetes.
  • This programme aims to provide you with state-of-the-art knowledge of pathological mechanisms and methodologies used for studying diabetes as well as providing a firm grounding in generic research skills.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Graduates may wish to pursue a career in diabetes clinical research entering clinical translational diabetes research or commercial industrial research.

Other opportunities for diabetes specialists are available in education, public health and professions allied to medicine.

The MSc Diabetes also provides an excellent basis to pursue PhD level research.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 21,920per 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

    19th

  • 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

    1st out of 72

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    198 100%

    1st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98 98%

    44th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.45 89%

    3rd

    2

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