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A minimum of a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in:
- a life science or related discipline
- or an MBBS/BDS degree
This programme accepts both medical and dental students wishing to take a master's degree as an intercalation. You will need to have successfully completed your third or fourth year of study.
Practical laboratory work experience is desirable, although not essential. The modules you can study may depend on your academic background.
Months of entry
Newcastle University is a global leader in ageing research. We work across the full spectrum of age-related challenges.
You can take this as a stand-alone qualification or as an entry route onto a PhD or MD.
You'll develop your own bespoke course with our broad range of taught modules. You'll then complete a 24-week research project.
Our teaching is research-informed. Course content changes to reflect developments in:
- the discipline
- the requirements of external bodies and partners
- student feedback.
Ageing and health is a competitive research area. Your studies will be centered around academia. You'll also have an opportunity to access industry experience in some cases.
Information for international students
English Language Requirements:
Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in all sub-skills).
International students wishing to discuss these opportunities may contact:
Faculty of Medical Sciences
Fees and funding
See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Programme Medical Sciences Graduate School
- +44 (0) 191 208 7002