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
Our Ageing and Health MRes is a research-based course with a taught component that is equivalent to an MSc. It provides a springboard into a career that involves a working knowledge of scientific research.
About this course
This course is for students with a BSc in life sciences or another science discipline. It is also for intercalating and qualified MBBS or BDS students. You can study the course as a stand-alone qualification or as an entry route to a PhD or MD.
Ageing and health is a competitive research area. Your studies will be mainly based in academia, though potentially in industry too.
Information for international students
English Language Requirements:
Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in all sub-skills).
Pre-sessional English Language courses are not accepted as an alternative entry to this course.
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
- Kirsty Sanderson, Programme Co-ordinator (MRes), Medical Sciences Graduate School
- +44 (0) 191 208 7002