MSc by Research in Biomedical Sciences (Life Sciences)

Core skills week

You will participate in a mandatory core skills week following Welcome week. This will cover core topics and a broad spectrum of cutting-edge biomedical research seminars.

Core skills training includes a series of lectures, tutorials and workshops covering the following topics, designed to explore areas relevant to a career in the biomedical sciences:

  • scientific thinking
  • how to consider research papers
  • how to keep a proper lab book
  • how to get the most out of your MSc
  • health & safety
  • animal health and welfare
  • an introduction to how to critically assess research papers and data analysis
  • intellectual property, commercialisation and patents
  • science on the global stage
  • communicating science

As a fully matriculated student you can, of course, attend any research seminar across the University.

After core skills week, you will begin your first research project.