Study modes: Full-time
Programme website: Biomedical Sciences (Life Sciences)
This one-year, full time programme provides an excellent grounding for PhD or other academic study in the Biomedical Sciences. You will learn valuable research skills, biomedical laboratory techniques and a wide range of other transferable skills that will give you an advantage for the rest of your career. You can also choose two themes that best suit your interests and career goals.
The programme includes seminars, taught modules and two research projects in our world-recognised research laboratories. We will also cover a range of valuable transferable skills including critical analysis of research papers, learning how to write a project grant application and literature review, and data presentation and statistical analysis.
We link to the latest information available. Please note that this may be for a previous academic year and should be considered indicative.
|MScR||Biomedical Sciences (Life Sciences)||1 Year||Full-time||Programme structure 2017/18|
This programme is an excellent stepping-stone to a PhD, or a career in Biomedical research or industry.
In addition, every year there are vacancies for PhD studentships in the School of Biomedical Sciences and staff are always on the lookout for the outstanding postgraduate students who are on this Programme to encourage them to apply.
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A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in biological, chemical or physical sciences.
Check whether your international qualifications meet our general entry requirements:
All applicants must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of their English language ability:
an undergraduate or masters degree, that was taught and assessed in English in a majority English speaking country as defined by UK Visas and Immigration
Degrees taught and assessed in English must be no more than two and a half years old at the beginning of your degree programme. Language tests must be no more than two years old at the beginning of your degree programme.
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If you are not an EU, EEA or Swiss national, you may need an Academic Technology Approval Scheme clearance certificate in order to study this programme.
You will be responsible for securing funding to cover all your tuition fees, additional fees and living costs for the duration of your studies. For guidelines on living costs see:
Find out more about tuition fees and studying costs:
Select your programme and preferred start date to begin your application.
|Programme start date||Application deadline|
|10 September 2018||3 August 2018|
We strongly recommend you submit your completed application as early as possible, particularly if you are also applying for funding or will require a visa. We may consider late applications if we have places available.
You must submit two references with your application.
When completing the online application form you are not required to complete a research proposal. You will select your first research theme and project at the beginning of the programme. (Please ignore any automatically generated emails requesting this information from you during the application process.)
You may be formally interviewed (in person, by video-conferencing or Skype).
Find out more about the general application process for postgraduate programmes: