A minimum of a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in:
- a life science or related discipline
- or an MBBS/BDS degree with high grades
Practical laboratory work experience is desirable, although not essential. The modules you can study may depend on your academic background.
Months of entry
The Cell Signalling in Health and Disease MRes is a research-based qualification with a taught component that is of an equivalent standard to an MSc. The course provides a springboard into a career that involves a working knowledge of scientific research in academia and industry.
The course is designed for graduates with a BSc in the life sciences or other science disciplines, and for intercalating and fully qualified MBBS or BDS students. It can be taken either as a stand-alone qualification or as an entry route onto a PhD or MD.
The taught component of the course includes subject-specific content in the area of cell signalling in health and disease. You have the flexibility to develop your own bespoke course by selecting additional, complementary modules. You will also participate in training in general research principles, and other professional and key skills.
Information for international students
To study this course you need to meet the following 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.
- Our typical English Language requirements are listed as IELTS scores but we also accept a wide range of English Language tests.
- The equivalent academic qualifications that we accept are listed on our country pages.
- 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
Please see Prospectus online for full fees and funding information.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Kirsty Sanderson, Programme Co-ordinator (MRes)
- +44 (0) 191 208 5379