Master of Research in Biomedical Research (Integrative and Translational)
You will graduate equipped with essential skills for training to PhD level with an excellent grounding for future careers in biological research, the pharmaceutical industry or higher education.
A Home Office Personal Licence, for which training is provided, is a prerequisite for this course (seehere for further information).The research project will require students to carry out licensed procedures. This module will be taught at the beginning of the MRes.
A practical in vivo research skills module involves progressive training with equipment using in vitro and ex vivo approaches. In vivo research modules provides seminars from research-active scientists about their approaches, and a series of taster projects where you observe current research projects in action. A research methods module gives theoretical and practical instruction in common techniques, experiemenal design and data analysis. The in vivo research project takes 20 weeks and gives you the opportunity to develop your skills in publishable-quality research.
Why Study this Coures?
In vivo research provides the key translational step between basic medical science and clinical medicine. The course will give you a thorough training in the practical and theoretical aspects of a wide range of in vivo research techniques. You will gain an in-depth appreciation of the special requirements of in vivo experimentation, its advantages and pitfalls. You will graduate equipped with essential skills for training to PhD level with an excellent grounding for future careers in biological research, the pharmaceutical industry or higher education.
Duration: Full time – 1 year
Start date: September 2013
You must possess, or be expected to achieve at least a good upper second-class degree in a relevant subject.
We accept a range of qualifications. Contact us for more information.
English language requirements
You can satisfy our English language requirements in two ways:
- by holding an English language qualification to the right level
- by taking and successfully completing one of our English courses for international students
English to IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of 6.5 in each component) or TOEFL Internet based 95 overall with no less than 22 in any band.
Fees and Funding
Home/EU - £3950 + bench fees (approximately £3,500)
Overseas - £16230 + bench fees (approximately £3,500)
Scholarships and studentships
Scholarships may be available. International students can often gain funding through overseas research scholarships, Commonwealth scholarships or their home government.
About the School
The College of Medical and Dental Sciences at the University of Birmingham is a major international centre for research and education in medicine, medical sciences, dentistry, nursing and physiotherap ... Read More