Taught course

Biomedical Science - Molecular Mechanisms of Cancer

Institution
St George's, University of London · St George's, University of London
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

You should normally have, or be expected to achieve, a minimum second class degree (2:2). For healthcare graduates a pass is required.

We welcome applications from individuals from a range of backgrounds including: humanities, science and healthcare.

Alternative professional qualifications, or previous related experience, may be considered and applicants in this situation are encouraged to submit an application form. If you are in this position, you will be expected to have experience of working in global health (e.g. for non-governmental organisations) and you may be required to submit supplementary details (e.g. transcripts). Alternatively, you may be required to complete one taught module before upgrading to the MSc.

Months of entry

September

Course content

In 2014 there were just over 350,000 new cases of cancer in the UK alone, with 42% of cancers being preventable. This specialist pathway is aimed at those interested in understanding how basic cell pathways can be subverted during cancer development.

Biomedical scientists work at the cutting edge of research and medicine, helping to solve some of the most threatening diseases and conditions facing mankind. St George’s boasts a renowned heritage in this field, constantly developing new and innovative solutions to enhance diagnosis, prevention and treatment of numerous diseases. Edward Jenner, “The Father of Immunology” who successfully performed the first vaccination against smallpox was based at St George’s. More recently, our research includes a focus on tuberculosis, malaria and HIV in low and middle income countries.

This compelling course enables you to continue that pioneering work, A Master of Research in Biomedical Science - Molecular Mechanisms of Cancer will provide you with the skills, knowledge and experience for a rewarding career in biomedical science or to progress on to a fulfilling research degree such as a PhD.

You can look forward to working directly alongside high calibre researchers who are leading and respected experts in their fields. You will learn numerous, valuable transferable skills including; critical appraisal, problem solving, research techniques, accessing technology for FRET and TURF, utilising large data, numeracy and presenting skills.

Qualification and course duration

MRes

full time
12 months

Course contact details

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