Research course

Cardiovascular Science

Institution
University of Birmingham · College of Medical and Dental Sciences
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

A good BSc Honours degree, normally first or upper second class, in a science subject (e.g. Biomedical Science, Biology, Biochemistry, etc.). Other equivalent qualifications and work experience will also be considered alongside University regulations. All suitable applicants will be interviewed, either face to face or by skype/conference call.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Providing you with an in-depth knowledge of the field and allowing you to gain practical experience working as part of leading research groups in the Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences you will investigate molecular, physiological and pathological processes underlying cardiovascular homeostasis in health and disease.

The programme consists of compulsory taught and research elements. The taught aspects include training in key research skills including scientific writing, critical analysis of literature, presentation skills and a research toolkit module covering key experimental techniques. You will also study a specific module on cardiovascular science to ensure that you have a basic grounding of all aspects of the field and to introduce the topics and research questions on which your project will be based.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,250 FT
International students
£21,420 FT

Qualification and course duration

MRes

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Steven Thomas
Email
cvscience@contacts.bham.ac.uk