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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    Queen's Medical Centre

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    FEB

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Research overview

Masters by Research (MRes) programmes allow students to undertake a substantial amount of independent research while gaining 20 credits of transferable skills training. The programmes are flexible in nature and allow students to take some additional accredited taught credits, in consultation with their supervisor.

Research projects are available in the field of molecular cell biology including:

  • the analysis of structure, function and dynamics of telomeres in yeast and parasites, and of centromeric DNA in mammalian cells
  • investigation of stress-response networks in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans and of micro RNAs during the evolution of developmental processes in Drosophila
  • establishment of the relationship between nuclear structure and function using the giant nuclei of amphibian oocytes
  • analysis of biological membranes, biomaterials and biophysical aspects of cellular interactions as well as filopodia, lamellipodia and stress fiber formation
  • investigation of blood substitutes from microbial cell factories and of artificial gas-carrying fluids for enhancing growth of cells in culture

Career prospects and employability

Those who take up a postgraduate research opportunity with us will not only receive support in terms of close contact with supervisors and specific training related to your area of research, you will also benefit from dedicated careers advice from our Careers and Employability Service.

Our Careers and Employability Service offers a range of services including advice sessions, employer events, recruitment fairs and skills workshops – and once you have graduated, you will have access to the service for life.

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University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
In September every year, the university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 103 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    136 60%

    42nd

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    30th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    90th

    27

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