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Sheffield Hallam University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course summary

  • Undertake taught modules with an extended research project in a professional lab.
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of modern biomedical laboratory sciences.
  • Develop applied research techniques using state-of-the-art laboratory facilities.
  • Build confidence in presenting your work to academic and professional audiences.
  • Enhance investigative skills including the design, execution and interpretation of practical work within the field of disease mechanisms and diagnosis.

Biomedical science plays a pivotal and essential role in healthcare. This course has been designed to respond to the increasing need for highly skilled biomedical researchers across a range of industries. You’ll have the opportunity to specialise in particular aspects of biomedical sciences, selecting a specialist subject from microbiology, cancer biology or bioinformatics.

How you learn

You are taught through various learning activities designed to challenge and support as you progress through the course. The aim is to give a theoretical and practical knowledge of your subject.

In the first semester you will follow taught modules that provide a fundamental knowledge of biomedicine, and the module Applied Laboratory Practice will introduce you to the practical and theoretical basis of research. Together these will give you a sound basis to carry out your Extended Research Project in semesters two and three.

You learn through

  • lectures and seminars
  • workshops and tutorials
  • laboratory classes
  • an extended research project
  • working in a professional laboratory

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in the

  • health biotechnology sector
  • pharmaceutical industry
  • industrial biotechnology sector
  • academic research

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,460per year

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

University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    57th out of 100 10

    18th out of 42 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    101 46%

    80th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    18th

    37
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    27th

    15
  • Entry standards

    / Max 181
    138 65%

    17th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%

    1st

    22
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    24th

    8

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