Taught course

Biofabrication and Bioprinting

Institution
Newcastle University · Faculty of Medical Sciences
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in:

  • a biomedical, science, engineering 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

September

Course content

Our Biofabrication and Bioprinting 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.

"This course is for students with a BSc in life sciences, biomaterials or other relevant science and engineering disciplines. 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.

The taught part of the course includes biofabrication and bioprinting specific content. You have the flexibility to select complementary modules and develop a bespoke course. You will also have training in general research principles, professional and key skills.

Your research project is the major element of the course. Your project involves 24 weeks of research in an area of biofabrication and bioprinting. Supervision is by expert academic researchers in your field of interest.

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Information for international students

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.

You may need an ATAS (Academic Technology Approval Scheme) clearance certificate. You'll need to get this before you can get your visa or study on this programme. We'll let you know about the ATAS requirement in your offer letter.

Fees and funding

See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.

Qualification and course duration

MRes

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Medical Sciences Graduate School
Email
mres-enquiries@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)191 208 7002