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Medical and Health Care Studies, MSc by Research

Swansea University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-OCT-21, 01-JAN-22, 01-JUL-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

Medical and Health Care Studies is available as a PhD, MPhil, and MSc by Research and is based around four key research themes: Biomarkers and Genes; Devices; Microbes and Immunity; Patient and Population Health and Informatics. These programmes are suitable for candidates whose research interests relate to these topics and who want to explore complex medical problems.

We also have strong links with the NHS and welcome applications from those with a clinical research interest in:

  • Accidents
  • Ageing
  • Ambulatory care
  • Burns and plastics
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hospital at home
  • Infectious diseases
  • Pre-hospital care
  • Psychiatry
  • Rheumatology
  • Trauma surgery

Your programme will feature:

  • Practice-focused learning
  • Supervision team with nominated supervisors
  • You will draw on skills from the broader academic community
  • Programme seminars and workshops
  • Access to Wales’ premier purpose-build medical research facility
  • Collaboration with industry and business partners

During your course you will benefit from our highly regarded specialist facilities. Our vision is to advance medical science through interdisciplinary research and innovation. We are a leading centre for medical research and a unique example of successful collaboration between NHS, academia and industry in the life science and health sector, with close links with the Colleges of Engineering and Science.

We have strong connections with a range of external partners and collaborators, including the NHS; Swansea Bay University Health Board (SBUHB); Hywel Dda University Health Board; UK research council; Welsh Government and numerous national and international links. These connections, along with the skills and qualities you develop during your research degree will enhance your CV, and help you stand out in a highly competitive graduate employment market.

Tuition fees

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£ 21,250per year

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

University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    29th

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    1st out of 35 9

    26th out of 79 10

    6th out of 29

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    97.0 97%

    32nd

    31
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    10th

    24
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    142 82%

    6th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    54th

    37
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    27th

    35
  • Entry standards

    / Max 128
    115 90%

    8th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    22nd

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