Taught course

Inflammation: Cellular and Vascular Aspects

Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry · Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper-second class honours degree in Biomedical science or a related discipline. International applicants Students from outside of the UK help form a global community here at Queen Mary. For detailed country specific entry requirements please visit the International section of our website. If your first language is not English, you must provide evidence of your English language proficiency. Find out more about our English language entry requirements. If you do not meet language or scholarly requirements it might be possible for you to undertake foundation or pre-sessional programmes that will prepare you for the masters programme. For more information, please contact the Admissions Office.

Months of entry


Course content

Do you want to be part of the UK biomedical translational agenda? Do you have the skills to take molecular concepts and apply them to in vivo studies? Are you interested in finding out why inflammation is at the root of society's modern diseases such as heart disease and cancer? Do you think you might like to do a PhD but lack all the necessary skills? If these are some of your thoughts about your future, then this is the programme for you.

This course provides state-of-the-art practical training in modern molecular and cellular pharmacological techniques alongside their application to in vivo methods of pharmacological investigation of inflammatory and vascular disease mechanisms. The programme will deliver scientists adept in the crucial skill set needed for successful careers in UK Life sciences especially deeper phenotyping in vascular and inflammatory research, for example in rheumatoid arthritis, atherosclerosis, pulmonary hypertension, hypertension, arrhythmia, nephrology or cancer.

In particular this course is designed to provide a springboard for those individuals wishing to a PhD in this field of research.

This programme will:

  • Give you state-of-the-art practical training in modern molecular and cellular pharmacological techniques, specialising in inflammation
  • Develop the skills you need to conduct biomedical inflammatory research
  • Enable you to contribute to the research culture and knowledge base in healthcare
  • Provide a solid basis for further study.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Amrita Ahluwalia
+44 20 7882 8377