Admission to this course is normally on the basis of UK Honours Degree Grade 2:2 or above in an appropriate subject area – Biomedical, Health, Medical or Life Science, or an equivalent qualification for overseas applicants. All applications are considered on individual merit, taking into account of any relevant work experience. Should you have qualifications below the required minimum or lack a suitable first degree, please feel encouraged to submit an application if you have at least two years of experience in Health and or Life Science related fields. English language requirement IELTS Score 6.5.
Months of entry
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The MRes is a one year full time programme, which provides an ideal opportunity and environment in which to gain practical training in Research Methods and to join a thriving research team within Swansea University Medical School. The course has been developed with an emphasis on providing students with a research-oriented approach to their learning. Students are able to tailor their studies towards a career in one of the School’s internationally recognised research themes:
– Biomarkers and Genes,
– Microbes and Immunity,
– Patient & Population Health and Informatics.
Course modules typically include:
- Critical Appraisal and Evaluation
- Data Analysis for Health and Medical Sciences
- Research Leadership and Project Management OR any topic specific FHEQ Level 7 module from the Medical School's portfolio
Information for international students
Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.
Fees and funding
You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Swansea University Medical School
- +44 (0)1792 513486